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metropolis
used in Arrowsmith

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Definition
city — especially a large city that is considered important
  • Do you think you're going to make strangers believe Wheatsylvania is a metropolis like New York or Jimtown by hanging a dusty rag behind a secondhand tin Lizzie?
    Chapter 16 (20% in)
metropolis = large city
  • To Crynssen County, Leopolis with its four thousand people was a metropolis, but in the pinched stillness of the dawn it was a tiny graveyard: Main Street a sandy expanse, the low shops desolate as huts.
    Chapter 15 (70% in)
metropolis = large city
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