Definition of 'metro'
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Half a million marched in Washington, where metro system bosses said it was busier than on inauguration day. Times, Sunday Times (2017)There are signs that the rich are already moving away from the metro tile. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It's an easy metro ride from the major sights and taxis are cheap. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Work is at a frenetic pace on the 2.5 billion metro system. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The metro system runs for 250 miles and is pushing into the suburbs. Times, Sunday Times (2010)My closest call was in Antwerp while four of us were exploring the metro system. The Sun (2012)Eighty per cent of Americans live in metro areas. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The city urgently needs a metro system to ease traffic congestion and roads across the country's challenging landscape require substantial investment. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Lisbon's metro system closed and the capital's ferries did not leave port. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The technology to run driverless trains has existed for decades: most new metro systems built since the 1970s are driverless. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The metro system is the main transport link connecting the Corinthians stadium to the city centre, making the opening match highly vulnerable to transport strikes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Trends of 'metro'
Used Occasionally. metro is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Definition of metro from the Collins English Dictionary
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