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Sample sentences for the GRE study word metropolis

metropolis can be used as a noun

1.The great metropolis and see of Rome. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
2.The journey from our town to the metropolis was a journey of about five hours. - from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
3.In his best work--and his tales of the great metropolis are his best--he is unique. - from The Best American Humorous Short Stories by Various
4.Every metropolis has its staff of officials. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
5.And then, London, the metropolis of luxury, is the headquarters of wretchedness. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
6.Now, when young ladies wander about the metropolis at this hour of the morning, and knock sleepy people up out of their beds, I presume that it is something very pressing which they have to communicate. - from The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
7.So alarming did the state of my finances become, that I soon realized that I must either leave the metropolis and rusticate somewhere in the country, or that I must make a complete alteration in my style of living. - from A Study In Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle
8.There are journeymen shoemakers in London who earn forty pounds a-year, and there is scarce an industrious workman of any kind in that metropolis who does not earn more than twenty. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
9.The epicentre appears to have been that part of the metropolis which constitutes the Inn's Quay ward and parish of Saint Michan covering a surface of fortyone acres, two roods and one square pole or perch. - from Ulysses by James Joyce

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