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Metropolitan vs. Regional — What's the Difference?

Metropolitan vs. Regional — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Metropolitan and Regional

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Metropolitan

Of, relating to, or characteristic of a major city
Crowded metropolitan streets.
A metropolitan newspaper.
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Regional

Of or relating to a large geographic region.
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Metropolitan

Of or constituting a large city or urbanized area, including adjacent suburbs and towns
The Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area.
A metropolitan county.
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Regional

Of or relating to a particular region or district.
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Metropolitan

Of, relating to, or constituting the home territory of an imperial or colonial state.
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Regional

Of or affecting a region of the body
Regional pain.
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Metropolitan

Of or relating to an ecclesiastical metropolitan.
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Regional

Of or characteristic of a form of a language that is distributed in identifiable geographic areas and differs in pronunciation, grammar, or vocabulary from the standard form.
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Metropolitan

A citizen of a metropolis, especially one who displays urbane characteristics, attitudes, and values.
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Regional

Something, such as a magazine or a company branch, that serves a region
"earlier attempts to launch glossy regionals for women" (Business Week).
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Metropolitan

In the Western Christian churches, a bishop with provincial powers, with some authority over suffragan bishops.
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Regional

Of, or pertaining to, a specific region or district.
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Metropolitan

In most Eastern Orthodox churches, a bishop who is head of an ecclesiastical province and ranks next below the patriarch.
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Regional

Of, or pertaining to, a large geographic region.
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Metropolitan

In the Greek Orthodox church, a bishop ranking next below an archbishop.
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Regional

Of, or pertaining to, one part of the body.
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Metropolitan

(Orthodox Christianity) A bishop empowered to oversee other bishops; an archbishop.
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Regional

(Australia) Of a state or other geographic area, those parts which are not metropolitan, but are somewhat densely populated and usually contain a number of significant towns.
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Metropolitan

The inhabitant of a metropolis.
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Regional

An entity or event with scope limited to a single region.
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Metropolitan

(Orthodox Christianity) Pertaining to the see or province of a metropolitan.
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Regional

Of or pertaining to a particular region; sectional.
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Metropolitan

Of, or pertaining to, a metropolis or other large urban settlement.
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Regional

Characteristic of a region;
Regional flora
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Metropolitan

Of or pertaining to the parent state of a colony or territory, or the home country, e.g. metropolitan France
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Regional

Related or limited to a particular region;
A regional dialect
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Metropolitan

Of or pertaining to the capital or principal city of a country; as, metropolitan luxury.
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Metropolitan

Of, pertaining to, or designating, a metropolitan or the presiding bishop of a country or province, his office, or his dignity; as, metropolitan authority.
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Metropolitan

The superior or presiding bishop of a country or province.
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Metropolitan

An archbishop.
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Metropolitan

A bishop whose see is a civil metropolis. His rank is intermediate between that of an archbishop and a patriarch; as, the metropolitan of Constantinople.
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Metropolitan

In the Eastern Orthodox Church this title is given to a position between bishop and patriarch; equivalent to archbishop in western Christianity
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Metropolitan

A person who lives in a metropolis
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Metropolitan

Relating to or characteristic of a metropolis;
Metropolitan area
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