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English word metropolitan comes from Ancient Greek μητροπολίτης.

Metropolitan etymology ?

Metropolitan detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
μητροπολίτης Ancient Greek (grc)
metropolitanus Late Latin (LL)
metropolitan English (eng) (Christianity) Pertaining to the see or province of a metropolitan. [from 15th c.]. Of, or pertaining to, a metropolis or other large urban settlement. [from 16th c.] (Christianity) [from 14th c.]. The inhabitant of a metropolis. [from 18th c.].

Words with the same origin as metropolitan

Descendants of μητροπολίτης
metropolite