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met•ro



Pronunciation: (me'trō), [key]
n.,
pl. -ros.
(often cap.)
1. the underground electric railway of Paris, France, Montreal, Canada, Washington, D.C., and other cities.
2. subway (def. 1).

met•ro



Pronunciation: (me'trō), [key]
adj., n., pl. -ros.
Informal.

adj.
metropolitan (defs. 1, 2).

n.
1. metropolis (defs. 1, 2).
2. (often cap.) Chiefly Canadian.the government or jurisdiction of a large city.

metro-




a combining form meaning “measure,” used in the formation of compound words: metronome.

metro-




a combining form meaning “uterus,” used in the formation of compound words: metrorrhagia. Also, esp. before a vowel,metr-.

metro-




a combining form representing metropolis or metropolitan in compound words: metroflight; metroland; Metroliner.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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