Definition of nonmetropolitan in English:

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nonmetropolitan

Pronunciation: /ˌnänmetrəˈpälətn/

adjective

Relating to or denoting the regions outside a metropolis: rural and nonmetropolitan America the residents of nonmetropolitan areas
More example sentences
  • The increase in teacher aide support was predominantly to students in the non-metropolitan area.
  • Nearly 30 per cent of non-metropolitan workers earn less than $12 per hour compared with just 23 per cent of city workers.
  • Already one politician has put up his hand to lead a new non-metropolitan state.

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Syllabification: non·met·ro·pol·i·tan

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