Synonyms of metropolis in English:

metropolis


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noun

1‘their trip to London gave them nine days in the metropolis’

SYNONYMS
capital, capital city, chief town, provincial capital, regional capital, state capital, county town, county borough, administrative centre

2‘compared to Farafra, Bahriyah was a metropolis’

SYNONYMS
big city, conurbation, megalopolis, urban sprawl, concrete jungle
informal big smoke
archaic wen