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Definition of metropolitan:

  1. A bishop whose see is civil metropolis. His rank is intermediate between that of an archbishop and a patriarch.
  2. An archbishop.
  3. Of or pertaining to the capital or principal city of a country; as, metropolitan luxury.
  4. Of, pertaining to, or designating, a metropolitan or the presiding bishop of a country or province, his office, or his dignity; as, metropolitan authority.
  5. The superior or presiding bishop of a country or province.


municipal, citified, cosmopolite, civic, civilization, city planning, modern, charter, municipal, slicker, urban, cityscape, city, cosmopolitan, citywide, urban, sophisticate, city slicker, built-up.

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