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an underground, or largely underground, railway system in certain cities, esp in Europe, such as that in Paris
C20: from French, short for
chemin de fer métropolitain
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Furthermore, conducting graduate work in an expensive metro area adds to the financial pressure.
Metro says that the restructuring of its food-retailing business is largely to blame for these thin figures.
Only now has it started work on an orbital motorway, more metro lines and improvements to the suburban railway.
Of course, there's a high degree of variance among the different cities in the metro area.
Examining the distribution of key economic, social, and demographic variables at the metro scale is admittedly crude.
Most of the country's jobs are concentrated in a few metro areas.
But on a national scale, the two-year explosion in rent demand put a huge strain on supply in major metro areas.
If you're of a certain age and position relative to a metro area, you have almost undoubtedly engaged in this practice.
Metro is proud to provide funds for local projects that help create livable communities.
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