English word metropolitan comes from Ancient Greek μητροπολίτης.
Metropolitan detailed word origin explanation
|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