This word (from the Greek mētēr, meaning "mother," and polis, meaning "city") is used as the title of anarchbishop who is head of an archeparchy in the Eastern Church.

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  • Metropolitan — Met ro*pol i*tan (?; 277), a. [L. metropolitanus: cf. F. m[ e]tropolitain.] 1. Of or pertaining to the capital or principal city of a country; as, metropolitan luxury. [1913 Webster] 2. (Eccl.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, a metropolitan or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Metropolitan — Met ro*pol i*tan, n. [LL. metropolitanus.] 1. The superior or presiding bishop of a country or province. [1913 Webster] 2. (Lat. Church.) An archbishop. [1913 Webster] 3. (Gr. Church) A bishop whose see is a civil metropolis. His rank is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • metropolitan — ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to a metropolis. 2) relating to the parent state of a colony. 3) Christian Church relating to a metropolitan or his see. ► NOUN 1) Christian Church a bishop having authority over the bishops of a province. 2) an inhabitant …   English terms dictionary

  • metropolitan — [me΄trō päl′i tən, me΄trəpäl′i tən] adj. [LL metropolitanus] 1. of or constituting a METROPOLIS (senses 1 & 2) 2. designating or of a METROPOLITAN (n. 2) ☆ 3. designating or of a population area consisting of a central city and smaller… …   English World dictionary

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