METROPOLITAN in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of METROPOLITAN
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
metropolitan
 a.  city center; one who lives in a city center
Classic Sentence:
1  Certainly it ought to have a clear window, so that they can see the metropolitan life go by.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
2  Besides, the English whalers sometimes affect a kind of metropolitan superiority over the American whalers; regarding the long, lean Nantucketer, with his nondescript provincialisms, as a sort of sea-peasant.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 53. The Gam.
3  For by some curious fatality, as it is often noted of your metropolitan freebooters that they ever encamp around the halls of justice, so sinners, gentlemen, most abound in holiest vicinities.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
4  The offence had been committed within the district, and indeed in the immediate neighborhood of, a very notorious metropolitan police office.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
5  He's a metropolitan swell and God forbid that he should make fun of us.
The Inspector-General By Nicolay Gogol
Get Context   In ACT III
6  We have seen the magnificent grandeur and the magnificent achievements of one of the great metropolitan cities of the South.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XVII.
Example Sentence:
1  The entire metropolitan center possessed a high and mighty air calculated to overawe and abash the common applicant.
2  He is currently being held in a metropolitan correctional center.
3  There's no essential difference between a metropolitan and a peasant.
4  Trains are less subsidized than roads, and much more efficient in metropolitan areas.