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Word: metropolis

Definition: large city


Sentences Containing 'metropolis'

"No Can Do" was recorded at Metropolis Studios in London, England.
A description of the metropolis, and the country adjoining.
A few country carts were stirring, bearing in vegetables to the metropolis, but the lines of villas on either side were as silent and lifeless as some city in a dream.
Additional recording took place at Rockfield Studios, Monmouth while string instruments were recorded at Metropolis Studios, London.
After hearing a demo of the new album, Metropolis Records decided to sign the band for North America.
After trying to defeat a Metropolis crime lord, Thorn was defeated by Eddie Fyers and taken prisoner.
Between 222 and 235 the colony was called a "metropolis".
Both Strangeways and Metropolis released "Lost in the Beauty of Innocence" in 2006.
But if we compare these species where they intermingle, they are generally as absolutely distinct from each other in every detail of structure as are specimens taken from the metropolis inhabited by each.
Chapter 41 The Metropolis of the South THE approaches to New Orleans were familiar; general aspects were unchanged.
Dark Metropolis is a 2010 science fiction film with political and spiritual overtones, written and directed by Stewart St.
Dr. Polaris is one of the villains waiting to ambush the Freedom Fighters in a warehouse south of Metropolis in the beginning of "Infinite Crisis".
Fulton, William, "The Reluctant Metropolis: The Politics of Urban Growth in Los Angeles".
I now intend to give the reader a short description of this country, as far as I travelled in it, which was not above two thousand miles round Lorbrulgrud, the metropolis.
In Germany "Stadtbezirke" usually only exist in a metropolis with more than 150,000 inhabitants.
In September 2010, the local venue, Cafe Metropolis in Wilkes-Barre, PA, where Title Fight played their first show, closed.
It is one of the eleven local governments that make up Ibadan metropolis.
It was released on 17 January 2011 in Europe by Synthetic Symphony / SPV and on 8 February 2011 in North America by Metropolis Records.
Kanpur Metropolitan Bus Service was established to cater to the increasing needs of Kanpur metropolis.
Kōzushima is administratively part of Kōzushima Village under Ōshima Subprefecture of Tokyo Metropolis.
Maria‘s artistic work was significantly influenced and inspired by the tremendous creativity, energy, living will, the strength and melancholy of the metropolis.
Mildendo, the metropolis of Lilliput, described, together with the emperor’s palace.
New Delhi is situated within the metropolis of Delhi and is one of the nine districts of Delhi Union Territory.
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.
Ojeda's dexterity has an underlying depth that arises out of his search for meaning in the cold metropolis– a meaning that may only reveal itself for an instant, day or night.
On the 26th day of October we arrived at the metropolis, called in their language _Lorbrulgrud_, or Pride of the Universe.
One day my editor wished to have a series of articles upon begging in the metropolis, and I volunteered to supply them.
One funeral is generally very much like another in this magnificent metropolis.
Rhosyn "Rose" Forrest is the daughter of Metropolis police officer Phil Forrest, who was killed by a criminal gang named "The 100".
Riddler reappears as part of the Society's "Phase Three" attack on Metropolis.
Split between the parallel realities of contemporary London and the otherworldly metropolis of Meanwhile City, "Franklyn" follows the tales of four characters.
The album documents the life and adventures of a character called Venus as she moves "from a small town to a big metropolis".
The album follows the life and adventures of a character called Venus as she moves "from a small town to a big metropolis".
The album was mastered by Stuart Hawkes at Metropolis in London.
The author carried to a market-town, and then to the metropolis.
The author leaves Laputa; is conveyed to Balnibarbi; arrives at the metropolis.
The closest city is Metropolis, Illinois, across the Ohio River to the northeast. External resources.
The continent, as far as it is subject to the monarch of the flying island, passes under the general name of _Balnibarbi_; and the metropolis, as I said before, is called _Lagado_.
The music video was inspired by the classic Fritz Lang film "Metropolis" (1927).
The origin of the team came about when Superman was investigating a strange phenomenon causing the citizens of Metropolis to begin acting like their primate ancestors.
The series dealt with her going solo, eventually starting a gang and then fleeing Gotham for the city of Metropolis with her friend Poison Ivy.
The town is located at a distance of from the Chennai metropolis.
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.
These are city bus routes of Kanpur Metropolis_.
This ancient metropolis has lost its importance and of its population fell to under 3,000.
This latter problem provided significant motivation for the development of the Monte Carlo method in computational physics by Nicholas Metropolis and Stanislaw Ulam.
This metropolis promised so well that the projectors tacked`city'to its name in the very beginning, with full confidence; but it was bad prophecy.
Two days after this adventure, the emperor, having ordered that part of his army which quarters in and about his metropolis, to be in readiness, took a fancy of diverting himself in a very singular manner.
When an attempt at stopping a robbery accidentally causes a citywide blackout in Metropolis, the Twins are ambushed and abducted by Clark and his partner Chloe Sullivan.
When Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy moved to Metropolis, Thorn immediately attacked them.

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