Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun metropolis

2 senses of metropolis

Sense 1
city, metropolis, urban center -- (a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts; "Ancient Troy was a great city")
       => municipality -- (an urban district having corporate status and powers of self-government)

Sense 2
city, metropolis -- (people living in a large densely populated municipality; "the city voted for Republicans in 1994")
       => municipality -- (people living in a town or city having local self-government)

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