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metropolis
used in I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

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city — especially a large city that is considered important
  • I never tired of this, or became disappointed or disenchanted with him, although from the perch of age, I see him now as a very simple and uninteresting man who sold patent medicine and tonics to the less sophisticated people in towns (villages) surrounding the metropolis of Stamps.
    p. 21.3

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