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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.
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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.
In 1995, Metro Waste sold a partial interest in its business to Paperboard Industries, a subsidiary of packaging products company Cascades Inc.
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.
In addition, the Hutchinson Metro Center offers abundant parking with a 3.
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.
Every day in the first week of February, Valley ran at least two pages larger than Metro and sometimes considerably more.