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 Dictionary entry overview: What does metro mean? 

METRO (noun)
  The noun METRO has 1 sense:

1. an electric railway operating below the surface of the ground (usually in a city)

  Familiarity information: METRO used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

METRO (noun)

Sense 1metro [BACK TO TOP]


An electric railway operating below the surface of the ground (usually in a city)

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Nouns denoting man-made objects


metro; subway; subway system; underground; tube

Context example:

in Paris the subway system is called the 'metro' and in London it is called the 'tube' or the 'underground'

Hypernyms ("metro" is a kind of...):

railroad; railroad line; railway; railway line; railway system (line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight)

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