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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The chief city of a kingdom, state, or country; a large urban center.

2. (n.) The seat, or see, of the metropolitan, or highest church dignitary.

3390. metropolis -- a metropolis.
... 3389, 3390. metropolis. 3391 . a metropolis. Transliteration: metropolis Phonetic
Spelling: (may-trop'-ol-is) Short Definition: metropolis. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
4965. metheg haammah -- Metheg-ammah
... Metheg-ammah From metheg and 'ammah with the art. Interposed; bit of the metropolis;
Metheg-ha-Ammah, an epithet of Gath -- Metheg-ammah. see HEBREW metheg. ...
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Of the Metropolis of Christian Apostasy, the Mystic Babylon.
... NOTE. Of the Metropolis of Christian Apostasy, the mystic Babylon. The
metropolis of the apostasy, Babylon the mystery, or the mystic ...
/.../mede/a key to the apocalypse/of the metropolis of christian.htm

It Has Come to Our Knowledge that Certain Persons...
... But the cities which have already been honoured by means of imperial letters with
the name of metropolis, and the bishops in charge of them, shall take the ...
/.../schaff/the seven ecumenical councils/canon xii it has come.htm

Civilized Barbarism (Preached for the Bishop of London's Fund, at ...
... I have been honoured by an invitation to preach on behalf of the Bishop of London's
Fund for providing for the spiritual wants of this metropolis. ...
/.../the water of life and other sermons/sermon xix civilized barbarism preached.htm

Council of Milan.
... were in the enjoyment of peace, and when the people were assembled for prayer, Liberius
[519] , bishop of Rome, Paulinus, bishop of the metropolis of Gaul [520 ...
/.../the ecclesiastical history of theodoret/chapter xii council of milan.htm

It Behoves the Bishops in Every Province to Acknowledge the Bishop ...
... It behoves the bishops in every province to acknowledge the bishop who presides
in the metropolis, and who has to take thought for the whole province; because ...
/.../schaff/the seven ecumenical councils/canon ix it behoves the.htm

Since Custom and Ancient Tradition have Prevailed that the Bishop ...
... and ancient tradition have prevailed that the Bishop of Ælia [ie, Jerusalem] should
be honoured, let him, saving its due dignity to the Metropolis, have the ...
/.../schaff/the seven ecumenical councils/canon vii since custom and.htm

Decree with Regard to Nicomedia.
... from other cities. And the canon of the holy fathers decreed that there
should be one metropolis in each province. What therefore ...
/.../schaff/the seven ecumenical councils/decree with regard to nicomedia.htm

The Letter of the Synod to Pope Celestine.
... The Holy Synod which by the grace of God was assembled at Ephesus the Metropolis
to the most holy and our fellow-minister Coelestine, health in the Lord. ...
/.../schaff/the seven ecumenical councils/the letter of the synod.htm

The Idumeans Being Sent for by the Zealots, came Immediately to ...
... resolved to call in the Idumeans; so they wrote a short letter to this effect: That
Ananus had imposed on the people, and was betraying their metropolis to the ...
/.../chapter 4 the idumeans being.htm

Paul's Second Imprisonment, and Martyrdom; Peter, his Epistles ...
... positively affirms that he travelled "to the extremity of the west." [153:1] Clemens
appears to have been himself a native of the great metropolis; [153:2] and ...
/.../killen/the ancient church/chapter x pauls second imprisonment.htm

Metropolis (1 Occurrence)
... 2. (n.) The seat, or see, of the metropolitan, or highest church dignitary.
Multi-Version Concordance Metropolis (1 Occurrence). ...
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Perga (3 Occurrences)
... A long series of coins, beginning in the 2nd century BC, continued until
286 AD, and upon them Perga is mentioned as a metropolis. ...
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Alexandria (4 Occurrences)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary The ancient metropolis of Lower Egypt, so called
from its founder, Alexander the Great (about BC 333). ...
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Thessalonica (8 Occurrences)
... Strabo, writing in the reign of Augustus, speaks of it as the most populous town
in Macedonia and the metropolis of the province (vii.323, 330), and about the ...
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Village (21 Occurrences)
... daughters." The word is applied to the dependent villages lying around the larger
cities, and to which they looked as to a kind of metropolis (Numbers 21:25 ...
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Nicopolis (1 Occurrence)
... the sea-fight. Nicopolis soon became the metropolis of Epirus, with an
autonomous constitution, according to Greek custom. But in ...
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Iconium (6 Occurrences)
... Later History: About 295 AD, an enlarged province, Pisidia, was formed, with Antioch
as capital, and Iconium as a "sort of secondary metropolis." The Byzantine ...
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Thyatira (4 Occurrences)
... the lesser road between Pergamos and Sardis, and derived its wealth from the Lycus
valley in which it rapidly became a commercial center, but never a metropolis...
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Tiberias (3 Occurrences)
... residences of the Jews in Palestine. It was for more than three hundred
years their metropolis. From about AD 150 the Sanhedrin ...
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Town (861 Occurrences)
... 7. (adv. & prep.) The metropolis or its inhabitants; as, in winter the
gentleman lives in town; in summer, in the country. 8. (adv. ...
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Bible Concordance
Metropolis (1 Occurrence)

2 Samuel 8:1 And it cometh to pass afterwards that David smiteth the Philistines, and humbleth them, and David taketh the bridle of the metropolis out of the hand of the Philistines.



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