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metro

An underground railway transit system typically serving metropolitan cities. A term more common in Europe, due to the prevalence of such railway systems there. The only place I could afford in Paris was nowhere near the metro, so it takes a long time to commute into work.

metros

(ˈmɛtroz)
n. the police; the metropolitan police. (Not used in all metropolitan areas.) The metros took ten minutes to get to the scene of the crime, and the entire city is enraged.
See also: metro
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When it comes to quality, amenities and location, The Towers at Hutchinson Metro Center simply towers over the competition," Simone added.
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Hill and Metro said a law requires that people who call 911 and demand to go to the hospital must be taken there.
The better paying managerial, professional, and technical jobs disproportionately found in metro areas typically require higher skills levels and therefore higher levels of education.
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Bus boardings have increased by 3,200, 27 percent, to 14,000 daily along the Ventura Boulevard route since Metro Rapid buses began running there June 24.
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METRO: King County Metro Transit is among the 10 largest bus systems in the nation.
Matthew Wallis, Quark senior vice president of sales and marketing EMEA and Asia Pacific, said, "Reducing costs and improving productivity have long been important to the newspaper industry and in particular (in the case of the Metro International) where the business is based on free circulation titles.
171 - NDS, the leading provider of technology solutions for digital pay-TV, today announced that SES AMERICOM, a leading satellite operator and services provider in North America, will distribute the NDS Synamedia Metro IPTV middleware solution to the North American telecommunications market.
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The association's second-quarter metro area single-family home price report, covering changes in 151 metropolitan statistical areas (see note), shows 37 areas with double-digit annual increases and 26 metros experiencing generally minor price declines -- many of the areas with declines are showing weakness in the local labor market.
Many clients connect to metro Wi-Fi networks at lower than optimal speeds, dramatically reducing client throughput.
Daniel Magnus, managing director and publisher of Metro New York, said: "We are delighted to have signed this agreement with The New York Times, one of the most influential and well-respected media brands in the world and we look forward to growing our revenues from the classified segment as a result of it.