简明英汉词典

metropolis
[mI5trRpElIs]
n.
首都, 主要都市, 都会, 大主教教区, 大城市

美国传统词典[双解]

metropolis
me.trop.o.lis
AHD:[m1-tr?p“…-l1s]
D.J.[mi6tr%p*lis]
K.K.[m!6tr$p*l!s]
n.(名词)

(1)

A major city, especially the chief city of a country or region:
大都市:主要城市,尤指一个国家或地区的首要城市:
Chicago, the metropolis of the Midwest.
芝加哥,中西部的大都会

(2)

A city or an urban area regarded as the center of a specific activity:
中心:被认为是某种特定活动的中心的城市或城市地区:
a great cultural metropolis.
一个大的文化中心

(3)

Ecclesiastical The chief see of a metropolitan bishop.
【基督教会】 都主教教省:都主教教主的主要教区

(4)

The mother city or country of an overseas colony, especially in ancient Greece.
宗主城市;宗主国:海外殖民地的宗主城市或国家,尤指古代希腊的

语源

(1)

Middle English metropol
中古英语 metropol

(2)

from Late Latin m?s [mother-city]
源自 后期拉丁语 m?s [宗主城市]

(3)

from Greek
源自 希腊语

(4)

m??r} m?tr- [mother] * see m3ter-
m??r} m?tr- [母亲] *参见 m3ter-

(5)

polis [city] * see pel- 3
polis [城市] *参见 pel- 3

现代英汉词典

metropolis
[mI5trRpElIs]
n.
主要都市;首府

美国传统词典

metropolis
me.trop.o.lis
AHD:[m1-tr?p“…-l1s]
D.J.[mi6tr%p*lis]
K.K.[m!6tr$p*l!s]
n.

(1)

A major city, especially the chief city of a country or region:
Chicago, the metropolis of the Midwest.

(2)

A city or an urban area regarded as the center of a specific activity:
a great cultural metropolis.

(3)

Ecclesiastical The chief see of a metropolitan bishop.

(4)

The mother city or country of an overseas colony, especially in ancient Greece.

语源

(1)

Middle English metropol

(2)

from Late Latin m?s [mother-city]

(3)

from Greek

(4)

m??r} m?tr- [mother] * see m3ter-

(5)

polis [city] * see pel- 3

英汉地质大词典

metropolis
n.首府,大都会,中心地

英汉航海大词典

metropolis
n.大城市

英汉环境大词典

metropolis
n.首府,大都会,中心地

英汉化学大词典

metropolis
n.首都,大城市

英汉经贸大词典

metropolis
n.大城市

英汉计算机大词典

metropolis
n.首都(大城市)

英汉能源大词典

metropolis
n.首都,大城市

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