- plural of
- 2020, Louis Boisgibault, Fahad Al Kabbani, Energy Transition in Metropolises, Rural Areas, and Deserts, page 18:
- The development of cities and metropolises has made it necessary to review this scheme.
Metropolises follows English inflection patterns (the addition of -es to a noun ending in s). Metropoleis follows Ancient Greek inflection patterns (see πόλις). Metropoli incorrectly follows Latin inflection patterns (metropolis is a third declension noun with the nominative plural metropolēs).
- Third-person singular simple present indicative form of metropolise