(In England) an administrative unit consisting of a town or city and a borough.
- I respectfully suggest that whatever problems Bradford may have, either as a city or as a metropolitan district, there is no place in our town for such barely concealed racism.
- This decision limited the extent of transfer of resources from the shire counties to metropolitan districts.
- Instead we should be going forward together as a city and a metropolitan district.
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