metro

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

French métro, apocopic form of métropolitain, from the Ancient Greek roots μήτηρ (mḗtēr, mother) + πόλις (pólis, city).

Noun[edit]

metro (plural metros)

  1. An underground railway.
  2. A train that runs on such an underground railway.
  3. An urban rapid transit light railway
  4. A train that runs on such a railway.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Abbreviation of metropolitan.

Noun[edit]

metro (plural metros)

  1. A metropolitan area.

Adjective[edit]

metro (comparative more metro, superlative most metro)

  1. Metropolitan.

Aragonese[edit]

Noun[edit]

metro m

  1. metre

Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

metro m (plural metros)

  1. metro (train).

Crimean Tatar[edit]

Noun[edit]

metro

  1. metro, underground railway.

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Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

metro n

  1. metro, subway (underground railway)

Esperanto[edit]

Noun[edit]

metro (accusative singular metron, plural metroj, accusative plural metrojn)

  1. metre (unit of measurement)
  2. metrum of poetry

Finnish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

metro

  1. An underground, a subway, a Tube or a metro.

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Italian[edit]

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Noun[edit]

metro m (plural metri)

  1. (unit of measure) metre, meter
  2. ruler, ruler, measure
  3. yardstick, criterion

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metro f (invariable)

  1. (short form of metropolitana) subway (US), underground (UK), Tube (the London underground)

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

metrō

  1. dative singular of metrum
  2. ablative singular of metrum

Polish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

metro n

  1. underground, subway, metro

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Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From French mètre, from Latin metrum, from Ancient Greek μέτρον (métron, measure).

Noun[edit]

metro m (plural metros)

  1. metre (unit of measurement)

Etymology 2[edit]

From French métro, apocopic form of métropolitain.

Noun[edit]

metro m (plural metros)

  1. (Portugal) underground, subway

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Noun[edit]

mètrō m (Cyrillic spelling мѐтро̄)

  1. metro

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Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French métro.

Noun[edit]

metro n (genitive singular metra, nominative plural metrá), declension pattern mesto

  1. metro

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

metro m (plural metros)

  1. meter
  2. metro