Metropolis noun - A thickly settled, highly populated area.
Usage example: a big, teeming metropolis where ambitious people from all over come to make their mark
Town noun - A thickly settled, highly populated area.
Usage example: after driving for miles with nothing but corn and wheat fields to look at, we were relieved to roll into a small town and have a bite to eat at the local diner
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Synonyms for Town
Metropolis is a synonym for town in city topic. You can use "Metropolis" instead a noun "Town", if it concerns topics such as urban, incorporated community. popular alternative
How words are described
|old||old metropolis||old town|
|full||full metropolis||full town|
|typical||typical metropolis||typical town|
|complete||complete metropolis||complete town|
|Other adjectives: average, single, entire, real, large, little, major, abandoned, ruined, former, underground, fictional, titular, strange, last, thriving, modern, unnamed, southern, industrial, coastal, European.|
Both words in one sentence
- The southeastern district of the city is called "Old Town" in-game, even though it's architecturally identical to the rest of the metropolis and was ostensibly (re)built at the same time.
Source: New Neo City
- Let's add to the confusion by mentioning that there is an actual Raytown, Missouri, which is a suburb of Kansas City, but that the fictional Raytown (a small town unconnected to a metropolis) and real Raytown (suburban bedroom community) are completely different.
Source: Series / Mama's Family
- In Smallville the name-giving town and the city of Metropolis seem sometimes directly adjacent and sometimes it's a three-hour ride with the car.
Source: Traveling at the Speed of Plot
Cite this Source
Town and Metropolis. (2016). Retrieved 2022, June 28, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/metropolis/town
Metropolis & Town. N.p., 2016. Web. 28 Jun. 2022. <https://thesaurus.plus/related/metropolis/town>.
Town or Metropolis. 2016. Accessed June 28, 2022. https://thesaurus.plus/related/metropolis/town.
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