Definition of metroplex in English:

metroplex

Line breaks: metro|plex
Pronunciation: /ˈmɛtrəʊplɛks
 
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noun

chiefly North American
  • A very large metropolitan area, especially one which is an aggregation of two or more cities: the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex
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    • But there's so much life tied to that compact space, so much to observe and absorb in those 200 yards, I often come away feeling as if I've taken a drive in the country rather than idled along a cable fence in the middle of a thriving metroplex.
    • During the summertime, ozone blights much of the metroplex.
    • No one was thrilled to see all those chemicals going up into the already questionable air we breathe here in the metroplex.

Origin

1960s: blend of metropolitan and complex.

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