What is another word for metropolitan area?

Pronunciation: [mˌɛtɹəpˈɒlɪtən ˈe͡əɹi͡ə] (IPA)

A metropolitan area is a large urban region that encompasses a densely populated city and its surrounding suburbs and towns. There are various synonyms that can be used to describe a metropolitan area, such as metropolis, city center, urban agglomeration, urbanized region, urban area, and cosmopolitan district. Each of these synonyms captures a unique aspect of a metropolitan area, whether it's the size and population density of the city center, the sprawling nature of the suburban areas, or the diverse mix of people and cultures found within the entire region. Whatever term is used, it is clear that metropolitan areas play a critical role in driving economic growth and development, as well as shaping the social fabric of modern society.

What are the hypernyms for Metropolitan area?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Famous quotes with Metropolitan area

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  • And living in a metropolitan area which is ethnically diverse, our lives are very complicated, so our emotional experiences are going to be varied like that.
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