Metropolis sentence examples

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  • In the 4th century it became the metropolis of Narbonensis Secunda.

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  • The destruction of Jerusalem might be regarded as an event of merely domestic importance; for the Roman cosmopolitan it was only the removal of the titular metropolis of a national and an Oriental religion.

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  • At this period the metropolis of Byzacena was after Carthage the most important town in Roman Africa.

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  • The mean annual rainfall ranges in different parts of the metropolis from about 202 to 272 in.

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  • the metropolis of the Ammonites (Deut.

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  • The city of Babylon came to the fore as metropolis about 2285 B.C. under Khammurabi.

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  • To the south of the metropolis are Colinton (pop. 5499), on the Water of Leith, with several mansions that once belonged to famous men, such as Dreghorn Castle and Bonally Tower; and Currie (pop. 2513), which was a Roman station and near which are Curriehill Castle (held by the rebels against Queen Mary), the ruins of Lennox Tower, and Riccarton, the seat of the GibsonCraigs, one of the best-known Midlothian families.

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  • It was, however, reserved for the genius of Khammurabi to make Babylon his metropolis and weld together his vast empire by a uniform system of law.

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  • Kensal Green cemetery, the burial-place of many famous persons, is of great extent, but several large cemeteries outside the metropolis have come into use.

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  • These services, which incidentally illustrate the solidarity and unity of the Jewish nation and the respect of the communities of the dispersion for the metropolis, were recognized and rewarded.

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  • For a long time the Austrian government, by failing to keep the Danube in a proper state for navigation, let slip the opportunity of making the city the great Danubian metropolis which its geographical position entitles it to be.

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  • The prisons within the metropolis are Brixton, Holloway, Pentonville, Wandsworth and Wormwood Scrubbs.

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  • Belfast though constituting a separate county ranks as the metropolis of the district.

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  • The hymns which had brought comfort to the faithful in the time of their distress had become an integral part of their religion which could not be given up. Jerusalem was now the religious metropolis of a great nation.

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  • The Lea separates the county of London from Essex, but the townships of West Ham and Stratford, Barking and Ilford, Leyton and Walthamstow continue the metropolis in this direction almost without a break.

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  • In the Crystal Palace grounds the final match for the English Association Football cup is generally played, and huge crowds from both the metropolis and the provinces witness the game.

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  • SARDIS, more correctly Sardes (al Xap& ts), the capital of the ancient kingdom of Lydia, the seat of a conventus under the Roman Empire, and the metropolis of the province Lydia in later Roman and Byzantine times, was situated in the middle Hermus valley, at the foot of Mt.

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  • Under that act a vestry elected by the ratepayers of the parish was established for each parish in the metropolis outside the City.

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  • Its ready accessibility from the metropolis is the chief factor in its popularity.

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  • It was Alexandria into which this stream of traffic poured and made it the commercial metropolis of the world.

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  • It was only by the London Government Act 1899 that Woolwich was brought into line with other London districts, for in 1855, as it had previously become a local government district under a local board, it was left untouched by the Metropolis Management Act.

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  • But in 1888 the Local Government Act, dealing with the area of the metropolis as a separate county, created the London County Council as the central administrative body, possessing not only the powers of an ordinary county council, but also extensive powers of town management, transferred to it from the abolished Board of Works.

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  • This society was instituted in 1841, the original founders being chemists and druggists in the metropolis and provincial towns.

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  • It was a metropolis and an archbishopric, and one of the earliest councils of the church was held there in A.D.

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  • It was with the sense of this responsibility that they gathered again in Jerusalem, the political and religious metropolis of Judaism.

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  • A metropolis demanded tribute and military support from its subject cities but left their local cults and customs unaffected.

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  • 18), but was never a metropolis or honoured with a neocorate, though made the centre of a conventus by Caracalla.

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  • There were two bodies having jurisdiction over the whole metropolis except the City, namely, the officers appointed under the Metropolitan Building Act of 1844, and the Metropolitan Commissioners of Sewers, appointed under the Commissioners of Sewers Act 1848.

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  • For a century, from Maximian to Maximus (286-388), it was (except under Julian, who preferred to reside in Paris) the administrative centre from which Gaul, Britain and Spain were ruled, so that the poet Ausonius could describe it as the second metropolis of the empire, or "Rome beyond the Alps."

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  • This latter building, standing on high ground at Sydenham, and visible from far over the metropolis, is devoted not only to concerts, but to general entertainment, and the extensive grounds give accommodation for a variety of sports and amusements.

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  • The principal continuous thoroughfares within the metropolis, though each bears a succession of names, are coincident with the main roads converging upon the capital from all parts of England.

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  • The company's management did not give satisfaction, and the use of the telephone was consequently restricted in the metropolis, when in 1898 a Select Committee on Telephones reported that " general immediate and effective " competition by either the government or local authority was necessary to ensure efficient working.

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  • Further the area of the metropolis for local government purposes was for the first time defined, being the same as that adopted in the Commissioners of Sewers Act, which had been taken from the area of the weekly bills of mortality.

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  • The Local Government Act of 1888 dealt with the metropolis for non-administrative purposes as it did for administrative, that is to say, as a separate county.

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  • It is situated on the March, and is the ecclesiastical metropolis of Moravia.

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  • Only here and there upon its fringe the identity of this great area with the metropolis is lost to the eye, where open country remains unbroken by streets or close-set buildings.

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  • In the 4th century this importance was increased by the foundation of its bishopric, and after the destruction of Eauze in the 9th century it became the metropolis of Novempopulana.

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  • In summer, boating on the lovely reaches of the Thames above the metropolis forms the recreation of thousands.

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  • Grant, The Great Metropolis, ii.

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  • The real greatness of the town dates from the time when Constantinople became the metropolis of the Roman world: then its geographical situation raised it to a position of importance which it retained throughout the middle ages.

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  • A number of sub-offices of large steamship lines are congregated in Cockspur Street, Trafalgar Square, and several of the principal railway companies have local offices throughout the centre of the metropolis for the issue of tickets and the collection and forwarding of luggage and parcels.

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  • Already in 1884 Sir William Harcourt had attempted to constitute the metropolis a municipal borough under the government of a single council.

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  • During the early part of the 12th century the Chinese recaptured it and reduced it from the rank of a metropolis to that of a provincial city of the first grade, and called it Yen-shan Fu.

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  • After 1615, the date of the pageant prepared for the mayoralty of Sir John Jolles, draper, by Anthony Munday and entitled Metropolis Coronata, a peer was imported into it, and the yeoman of the older version was metamorphosed into the earl of Huntingdon, for whom in the following century William Stukeley discovered a satisfactory pedigree!

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  • When the Metropolitan Board of Works was formed by the Metropolis Management Act of 1855 the city was affected to a certain extent, but by the Local Government Act of 1888 which founded the London County Council the right of appointing a sheriff for Middlesex was taken away from the city of London.

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  • When the inland trade fell away and the traffic of the coast towns took the sea route, the ancient metropolis and the numerous inland emporia came to ruin, while the many colonies in the north were broken up and their population dispersed.

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  • In October 1838 Louis was sent with a friend to the metropolis, to a school in the Quartier Latin, preparatory to the Ecole normale.

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  • Arya) is purely fortuitous; though from the circumstance of the city being named " Aria Metropolis " by the Greeks, and being also recognized as the capital of Ariana, " the country of the Arians," the two forms have been frequently confounded.

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  • To remedy this chaotic state of affairs, the Metropolis Management Act 1855 was passed.

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  • Houston, the nation's third largest city, is a sprawling metropolis.

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  • As regards administration,Lord Llandaff's Commission recommended the creation Metro- of a Water Trust, and in 1902 the Metropolis Water Act constituted the Metropolitan Water Board to purchase politan and carry on the undertakings of the eight companies, Water and of certain local authorities.

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  • To the north of the village, which has extended greatly as a residential suburb of the metropolis, is Mill Hill, with a Roman Catholic Missionary College, opened in 1871, with branches at Rosendaal, Holland and Brixen, Austria, and a preparatory school at Freshfield near Liverpool; and a large grammar school founded by Nonconformists in 1807.

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  • The brigade was confined to the central part of the metropolis; for the rest, the parochial authorities had charge of protection from fire.

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  • In 457 an attempt to extend their influence to the head waters of the Cephissus in the territory of Doris brought a Spartan army into Phocis in defence of the "metropolis of the Dorians."

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  • and is the metropolis of a mountainous and beautiful district.

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  • An hour's march to the east he discovered at the village of Medinat el Mahud the ruins of the Nagra metropolis of Ptolemy.

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  • The City has been indicated as the business centre of the metropolis.

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  • raggedy spires of the metropolis.

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  • The water-supply of London is considered under that heading; it may be noted here that the Thames forms the chief source of supply for the metropolis, but apart from this the corporation of Oxford and two companies in the Staines district have powers to draw water from the river, though not in any large quantities.

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  • The building, chiefly of iron and glass, is flanked by two towers and is visible from far over the metropolis.

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  • Martyrer, 137), Kai is to be inserted before ll paacs, and this to be understood as the name of the metropolis.

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  • The first two years after his return to England he spent principally at his father's country seat at Buriton, in Hampshire, only nine months being given to the metropolis.

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  • The most notable of these fall within a circumscribed area, and it is therefore necessary to preface their consideration with a statement of the broader characteristic divisions of the metropolis.

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  • He became an Augustinian canon, and founded his hospital, which is now, as St Bartholomew's Hospital, one of the principal medical institutions in the metropolis.

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  • No part of London can be pointed out as essentially a manufacturing quarter, and there is a strong tendency for manufacturing firms to establish their factories outside the metropolis.

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  • Rome would be a more natural rendezvous for fugitivarii (runaway slaves) than Caesarea (Hilgenfeld and others), and it is probable that Paul wrote this note, with Philippians and Colossians, from the metropolis.

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  • OLEG (?-912), prince of Kiev, succeeded Rurik, as being the eldest member of the ducal family, in the principality of Great Novgorod, the first Russian metropolis.

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  • The plan of the city itself was taken from that of the Chinese metropolis.

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  • Both these species are extensively cultivated for their fruit in Southern Europe, the Canaries and northern Africa; and the fruits are not unfrequently to be seen in Covent Garden Market and in the shops of the leading fruiterers of the metropolis.

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  • Kiev, the religious metropolis of western Russia, was to remain in the hands of Muscovy for two years.

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  • Under the Romans Gortyna became the metropolis of the island.

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  • DUBLIN, a city, county of a city, parliamentary borough and seaport, and the metropolis of Ireland, in the province of Leinster.

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  • Esarhaddon began to rebuild Babylon and so departed from his father's purpose to make Nineveh the metropolis of the empire, but he did not altogether neglect the city.

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  • from Newburyport in the township of West Newbury) Indian Hill Farm, the birthplace of the journalist Ben Perley Poore (1820-1887), author of Perley's Reminiscences of Sixty Years in the National Metropolis (1886).

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  • Crewe is not only one of the busiest railway stations in the world, but is the locomotive metropolis of the London & North-Western company, which has centred here enormous workshops for the manufacture of the material and plant used in railways.

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  • Diocletian added Helvetia, and part of Germania Superior to Sequania, which was now called Provincia maxima Sequanorum, Vesontio receiving the title of Metropolis civitas Vesontiensium.

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  • Hither St Benedict migrated from Subiaco in the early years of the 6th century, and established the monastery that became the metropolis of Western monachism.

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  • Syracuse, threatened with destruction by Athens, was saved by the zeal of her metropolis Corinth in stirring up the Peloponnesian rivals of Athens to help her, and by the advice of Alcibiades after his withdrawal to Sparta.

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  • Potidaea, a Dorian town on the western promontory of Chalcidice in Thrace, a tributary ally of Athens - to which however Corinth as metropolis still sent annual magistrates - was induced to revolt,' with the support.

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  • It was made the seat of a bishopric in 1551, and of an archbishopric in 1676, and until 1905 was the metropolis of the Roman Catholic Church in Brazil.

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  • It was noted from early times for its temple and oracle of Apollo, and, as the port of Xanthus and other towns of the same valley, had a large trade, and was regarded as the metropolis of Lycia.

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  • This town occupied about a fourth part, the north-eastern, of the present metropolis.

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  • 1517) the metropolis decayed, but its limits were the same.

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  • Each nome had its metropolis, normally the seat of a governor or nomarch and the centre of its religious observances.

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  • During the New Empire, except at the beginning, the nomes seem to have been almost entirely ignored: under the Deltaic dynasties (except of course in the traditions of the sacred writing) they were named after the metropolis, as the province (tosh) of Busiris, the province of Sais, &c.: hence the Greek names Bownptr,ls vojs~, &c. The Arsinoite nome was added by the Ptolemies after the draining of the Lake of Moeris (qv.), and in the later Ptolemaic and the Roman times many changes and additions to the list must have been made.

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  • 38 was rewarded for his services by being reinstated as governor, with the right to appropriate the surplus revenue instead of sending it as tribute to the metropolis.

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  • After the marriage of his daughter to the caliph, which was celebrated at enormous expense, an arrangement was made giving the Tulunid sovereign the viceroyalty of a region extending from Barca on the west to Hit on the east; but tribute, ordinarily to the amount of 300,000 dinars, was to be sent to the metropolis.

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  • Thus the IkshIdi Dynasty came to an end, and Egypt was transferred from the Eastern to the Western caliphate, of which it furnished the metropolis.

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  • Mahommed al~ulaibI, while owing to the disputes between the Turkish generals who claimed supremacy at Bagdad, Mostanlirs name was mentioned in public prayer at that metropolis on the 12th of January 1058, when a Turkish adventurer BassIri was for a time in power.

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  • He rebuilt the walls of Cairo, of more durable material than that which had been employed by Jauhara measure rendered necessary partly by the growth of the metropolis, but also by the repeated sieges which it had undergone since the commencement of Ftimite rule.

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  • During the whole of it Damascus rather more than Cairo counted as the metropolis of the empire.

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  • Though he did not build a new metropolis he fortified Cairo with the addition of a citadel, and had plans made for a new wall to enclose both it and the double city; this latter plan was never completed, but the former was executed after his death, and from this time till the French occupation of Egypt the citadel of Cairo was the political centre of the country.

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  • With the troubles that beset the metropolis of the Ottoman empire, the governors appointed thence came to be treated by the Egyptians with continually decreasing respect.

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  • All, being apprised by his agents at the metropolis of the despatch of this messenger, ordered him to be waylaid and killed; the despatches were seized and read by All before an assembly of the beys, who were assured that the order for execution applied to all alike, and he urged them to fight for their lives.

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  • On the following day the other Mamelukes north of the metropolis actually penetrated into the suburbs; but a few days later were defeated in a battle fought at Shubra, with heavy loss on.

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  • Under the early Roman empire the place was known as Caesarea, and was the metropolis of Cilicia Secunda.

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  • Of high antiquity, and, like many other Irish towns, claiming (with considerable probability) to have been founded by St Patrick in the 5th century, it long possessed the more important distinction of being the metropolis of Ireland; and, as the seat of a flourishing college, was greatly frequented by students from other lands, among whom the English and Scots were said to have been so numerous as to give the name of Trian-Sassanagh, or Saxon Street, to one of the quarters of the city.

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  • As the ecclesiastical metropolis and seat of an archbishop (Primate of all Ireland) in both the Protestant and Roman organizations, it possesses two cathedrals and two archiepiscopal palaces.

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  • distant from each other, Metropolis and Conni.

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  • west of it, near the modern Kumbet, stood Metropolis, a bishopric in the Byzantine time, but never mentioned under the Roman empire.

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  • By Theophilus's instrumentality a synod was called to try or rather to condemn the archbishop; but fearing the violence of the mob in the metropolis, who idolized him for the fearlessness with which he exposed the vices of their superiors, it held its sessions at the imperial estate named " The Oak " (Synodus ad quercum), near Chalcedon, where Rufinus had erected a stately church and monastery.

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  • In crowds they besieged the palace, and had already begun to take vengeance on the foreign monks and sailors who had come from Chalcedon to the metropolis, when, at the entreaty of Eudoxia, the emperor consented to his recall.

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  • His influence also became more powerfully felt in the metropolis than before.

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  • His exile gave rise to a schism in the church, and the Johannists (as they were called) did not return to communion with the archbishop of Constantinople till the relics of the saint were, 30 years after, brought back to the Eastern metropolis with great pomp and the emperor publicly implored forgiveness from Heaven for the guilt of his ancestors.

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  • Great additions have been made to La Sante prison in Paris, and a new prison on gigantic lines has been opened at Fresnes les Rungis, on the outskirt of the metropolis, to replace the obsolete Mazas, and to give cellular accommodation to the large numbers always on hand in Paris.

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  • But around this nucleus there soon grew up the great metropolis which was to be the centre of the civilized world as long as the Caliphate lasted.

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  • But in the following year, 450, during his absence, the Shiites made themselves masters of the metropolis, and proclaimed the Caliphate of the Fatimite prince Mostansir.

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  • generally regarded as having lo,-.3n transmitted from London, as it appeared mostly later than in the metropolis, and in many cases the importation by a particular person could be traced.

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  • Thus in 1846, after the resignation of his seat for Dorset, he explored the slums of the metropolis, and not only gave a new impulse to the movement for the establishment of ragged schools, but was able to make it more widely beneficial.

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  • Early in the 13th century it was given the privileges of a town and pledged to the lords of Michalovic. In the Hussite wars Jung-Bunzlau adhered to the Taborites and became later the metropolis of the Bohemian Brethren.

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  • The elections of 1890, when the metropolis returned free traders and Liberals to the Second Chamber, certainly effected a change in the latter, as the representatives of the towns and the old " Landtmanna " party joined issue and established a free-trade majority in the chamber, but in the combined meetings of the two chambers the compact protectionist majority in the First Chamber turned the scale.

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  • The first act (the Metropolitan Police Act 1829) applied to the metropolis, exclusive of the city of London, and constituted a police area having a radius of 12 m.

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  • When the police was put on a more complete footing and the area enlarged, provision was made for the more effectual administration of justice by the magistrates of the metropolis (Metropolitan Police Courts Act 1839).

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  • The zeal of that age was succeeded by apathetic reaction, and it became necessary in the metropolis to secure the services of paid justices.

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  • Patrick Colquhoun, Treatise on the Police of the Metropolis (1796); Pierre Clement, La Police sous Louis XIV.

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  • Under the Roman empire Nicaea and Nicomedia disputed the title of metropolis of Bithynia.

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  • The evidence of the satires does not point to a prolonged absence from the metropolis.

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  • SAN' 'FRANCISCO, the chief seaport and the metropolis of California and the Pacific Coast, the tenth city in population (1910) of the United States, and the largest and most important city W.

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  • Oakland, Berkeley, the home of the State University (damaged by the earthquake), and Alameda, all eastward just across the bay; Burlingame, San Mateo, Menlo Park and Palo Alto, wealthy and fashionable towns southward on the peninsula; Sausalito and San Rafael, summer residence towns on the northern peninsula across the Golden Gate; all lie well within an hour of San Francisco, and are practically suburbs of the metropolis.

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  • In 1840 there were only a handful of inhabitants; in 1846, when (on the 9th of July) the flag of the United States was raised over the town, its prosperity already marked it as the future commercial " metropolis " of the coast.

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  • In1855-1856a disastrous commercial panic crippled the city; and in 1858, when at the height of the Fraser river gold-mine excitement it seemed as though Victoria, B.C., was to supplant San Francisco as the metropolis of the Pacific, realty values in the latter city dropped for a time fully a half in value.

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  • Four of these capitals - Sucre or Chuquisaca, La Paz, Cochabamba and Oruro - have served as the national capital, and Sucre was chosen, but after the revolution of 1898 the capital was at La Paz, which is the commercial metropolis and is more accessible than Sucre.

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  • A dislocation of the manufacturing factors has therefore been in progress, which with the creation of a " trans Tiberim " (as in ancient Rome) is, in many respects, altering the character and aspect of the metropolis.

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  • The central cattle market and slaughter-houseslfor the inspection and supply of the fresh meat consumed in the metropolis occupy an extensive area in the north-east of the city on the Ringbahn, upon which a station has been erected for the accommodation of meat trains and passengers attending the market.

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  • During the Tatar invasion the metropolis was destroyed, and Vladimir became the ecclesiastical capital.

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  • Made a Roman colony after its second capture by the Romans (78 B.C.), it appears as Colonia Martia Julia and Colonia Claudia Augusta Pia Veteranorum, and bears at different periods the titles of respublica, conventus, metropolis, praefectura and praetorium.

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  • One of the provisions of the bill as finally carried was that the federal metropolis, although in New South Wales, should be more than zoo m.

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  • A great proportion of this population is purely residential, that is to say, its working members do not practise their professions at home or close to home, but in the metropolis, travelling a considerable distance between their residences and their offices.

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  • While London is naturally the principal focal point of the English railway system, the development of through connexions between the chief lines by way of the metropolis is very small.

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  • Of these there are 135 in England, one of them, Monmouth district,being made up of three contributoryboroughs, while many are divided into several constituencies, the number of borough parliamentary areas in England being 205, of which 61 are in the metropolis.

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  • The Metropolis Management Act of 1855 established (outside the city) two classes of parishes - the first class with vestries of their own, the second class grouped under district boards elected by the component vestries; and the Metropolitan Board of Works (abolished in 1888), elected by the vestries and the district boards, was made the central authority.

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  • Originally the port of Perga, Attalia eclipsed the old Pamphylian capital in early Christian times and became the metropolis.

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  • The city of Naples henceforth formed the metropolis of the kingdom to which it gave its name, owing this pre-eminence to its advantageous position on the side of Italy towards Sicily, and to the favour of successive princes (see Naples, Kingdom Of).

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  • It is confined, in its direct work, to the metropolis, but it exercises, indirectly, considerable influence over the Jews of the British Empire.

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  • each, where the cost of collection and delivery, as in the metropolis, is perhaps not more than a tenth of a penny, it is difficult to distinguish the levy from that of any other tax.

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  • But the peculiar fame of the Abbey lies not in its architecture, nor in its connexion with the metropolis alone, but in the fact that it has long been the place of the coronation of sovereigns and the burial-place of many of them and of their greatest subjects.

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  • In 1685, the Bengal factors, driven to extremity by the oppression of the Mogul governors, threw down the gauntlet; and after various successes and hairbreadth escapes, purchased from the grandson of Aurangzeb, in 1696, the villages which have since grown up into Calcutta, the metropolis of India.

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  • BALTIMORE, a city and seaport, and the metropolis of Maryland, U.S.A., the sixth city in population in the United States.

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  • Once more we read of him in 394 as having been present in that metropolis at the synod held under the presidency of Nectarius to settle a controversy which had arisen among the bishops of Arabia; in the same year he assisted at the consecration of the new church of the apostles at Chalcedon, on which occasion there is reason to believe that his discourse commonly but wrongly known as that Eis Tnv Eaurou XEtporoviav was delivered.

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  • By the judicious arrangements, however, which were made by the duke of Wellington, the peace of the metropolis was secured.

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  • COVENT GARDEN, formerly an open space north of the Strand, London, England, now occupied by the principal flower, fruit and vegetable market in the metropolis.

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  • In 1825 he retired from the House of Commons, and the following year settled at Highwood Hill, near Mill Hill, "just beyond the disk of the metropolis."

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  • During his second tenure of this office he removed the courts of justice from London to York, but they were soon brought back to the metropolis.

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  • Trujillo was once an important commercial centre and the metropolis of northern Peru, but the short railways running inland from various ports have taken away its commercial importance.

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  • Its importance, however, is derived from the fact that it contains the commercial metropolis of Belgium.

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  • This is confirmed by coins of the city of Laodicea by the Lebanon, which bear the legend, " Of Laodicea, a metropolis in Canaan "; these coins are datedunderAntiochus IV.

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  • Several railway stations give it communication with all parts of the metropolis, the principal railways serving it being the London, Brighton & South Coast and the South-Eastern & Chatham.

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  • The Parthian capital Ctesiphon remained the principal residence of the Sassanian kingdom, by the side of the national metropolis Istakhr, which was too far out of the way to become the centre of administration.

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  • Long the metropolis of Pamphylia Secunda,.

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  • it was superseded in Byzantine times by its port, Attalia, which became a metropolis in 1084.

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  • Verus (163-165) recovered Mesopotamia from Parthia, it was not Edessa but Ilarran that was chosen as the site of a Roman colony, and made the metropolis by Marcus Aurelius (172).

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  • bustle Oman is a stunning contrast of deserts, mountains, beaches with all the comforts of a bustling, modern metropolis.

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  • commissioner of police of the Metropolis v. Lennon [2004] 1 WLR 2594.

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  • His unifying theme - and challenge to conventional theory - is the radical contingency of the metropolis.

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  • cosmopolitan metropolis with a pulsating atmosphere that represents Africa's urban future.

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  • diminished concentrically with distance from the two major commercial foci of the metropolis.

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  • domineering father wants to have him examined in Metropolis - in response, Eric goes on a rampage.

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  • fleet thinking himself unsafe so near the metropolis of the kingdom he had abdicated, he fled precipitately to France.

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  • Here in the great metropolis, we rely on different harbingers to mark the turn of the seasons.

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  • metropolis of the industrial age.

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  • metropolis of 14 million people.

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  • metropolis after the serenity of the hill trails.

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  • A coral reef is a teeming metropolis built upon the living skeletons of tiny soft polyps.

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  • At the heart of this empire was the bustling, volatile metropolis of Rome - the center of the known world at the time.

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  • So, in the meantime, enjoy these photographs of the buzzing metropolis which is, erm, Charlton Village.

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  • The Forbidden City, once home to China's imperial rulers, now the center of a fast growing metropolis.

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  • Salt River would be made navigable; Florida would become a metropolis.

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  • To build a metropolis, players must invest in city improvements.

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  • Deborah is taken to the local hospital; a huge sprawling medical metropolis where the majority of the action in the film takes place.

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  • Valencia Further along the coast from the Costa Blanca lies Spain's largest city, the cosmopolitan metropolis of Valencia.

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  • With his client well into their a thriving metropolis.

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  • Moreover, London was the imperial metropolis, and Dublin remained for all its efforts a colonial capital.

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  • They are a tangible, visual link to the heart of the City from the four corners of the modern metropolis.

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  • Music from the hybrid soul of a 21st century metropolis.

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  • mortality in the metropolis ' project have also been identified.

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  • pariahs of society, frequented this forgotten part of the great metropolis.

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  • seamy side of life in the great Metropolis is painted in dark colors.

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  • In 1770 a select committee met to consider policing in the Metropolis only to see their report quietly shelved.

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  • suburb of the metropolis of the northwest?

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  • But increasingly they also became the playground of the metropolis, giving rise to modern seaside tourism.

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  • typifyfilm is set in Japan's industrial heartlands, a far cry from the neon metropolis that often typifies Japanese urban settings.

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  • The backdrop allows her to consider the difficulties of modern relationships for denizens of a sprawling metropolis and its sinister underbelly.

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  • Louis and metropolis in from above sno-cap lanes and recently unsealed and.

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  • vibrant metropolis embraces the diverse cultures of its population, reflected through cuisine, shops, music and colorful festivals.

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  • Belisarius remained at Constantinople in tranquil retirement until 559, when an incursion of Bulgarian savages spread a panic through the metropolis, and men's eyes were once more turned towards the neglected veteran, who placed himself at the head of a mixed multitude of peasants and soldiers, and repelled the barbarians with his wonted courage and adroitness.

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  • At the time of the Arabian conquest Istakhr offered a desperate resistance, but the city was still a place of considerable importance in the 1st century of Islam (see Caeiphate), although its greatness was speedily eclipsed by the new metropolis Shiraz.

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  • For Rome speaks the greater probability of the metropolis as the place in which a fugitive slave would try to hide himself, the impression given in Colossians of possible opportunity for active mission work (Col.

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  • It was the metropolis of Bithynia under the Roman empire (see Nicaea), and Diocletian made it the chief city of the East.

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  • The charm of the Thames is indeed maintained throughout its course; the view of the rich valley from Richmond Hill, of the outskirts of London, is celebrated; the river is practically the only physical attribute to the beauty of the metropolis itself, and the estuary, with its burden of shipping and its industrial activity, is no less admirable.

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  • The " City," so called both formally and popularly, is a small area (673 acres) on the north bank of the river, forming the heart of the metropolis, and constituting within its boundaries one only, and one of the smallest, of twenty-nine municipal divisions which make up the administrative County of London.

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  • Large numbers of business men and others who must of necessity live in proximity to the metropolis have their homes aloof from its centre.

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  • On the west and north the residential suburbs immediately outside the county include Acton and Ealing, Willesden, Highgate, Finchley and Hornsey; from the last two a densely populated district extends north through Wood Green and Southgate to Barnet and Enfield; while the " residential influence " of the metropolis far exceeds these limits, and may be observed at Harrow and Pinner, Bushey and Boxmoor, St Albans, Harpenden, Stevenage and many other places.

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  • A central body, styled the Metropolitan Board of - Works, having jurisdiction over the whole metropolis (including the City) was also established, the members of which were elected by the Common Council of the Works.

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  • But Napata retained its importance as the religious metropolis; it was thither that the king went to be crowned, and there too the chief god delivered his oracles, which were (it is said) implicitly obeyed.

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  • 15) implies that the southern Metropolis (in the Tchul Ova) belonged to Pisidia; but Strabo (p. 629) includes it in Phrygia.

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  • Salutaris.-(I) Eucarpia (Emir Assar); (2) Hieropolis (Kotch Hissar); (3) Otrous (Tchor Hissar); (4) Stectorium (IVlentesh); (5) Bruzus (Kara Sandykly)'; (6) Beudus (Aghzi Kara); (7) Augustopolis, formerly Anabura (Surmeneh); (8) Sibidunda (Baljik Hissar); (9) Lysias (Oman); (io) Synnada (Tchifut Cassaba); (i I) Prymnessus (Seulun); (12) Ipsus, afterwards Julia (near Sakly); (13) Polybotus (Bolawadun); (14) Docimium (Istcha Kara Hissar); (15) Metropolis (Kumbet), including Conni (B.

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  • They soon became the favourite fashionable resort of the metropolis; but as a place of general entertainment they underwent great development from 1732 under the management of Jonathan Tyers (d.

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  • Here we are once more in the great metropolis!

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  • Dangling indigo fairy lights approximate the spirit of opium: it drapes itself sagely across the raggedy spires of the metropolis.

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  • The seamy side of life in the great Metropolis is painted in dark colors.

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  • So what is the UK 's largest retailer actually doing at Denton, a fairly ordinary suburb of the metropolis of the northwest?

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  • The film is set in Japan 's industrial heartlands, a far cry from the neon metropolis that often typifies Japanese urban settings.

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  • This vibrant metropolis embraces the diverse cultures of its population, reflected through cuisine, shops, music and colorful festivals.

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  • Dallas is a thriving metropolis of music, art, fine dining, and big business.

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  • This vessel is considered a marvel of modern cruise engineering and is highlighted by an 11-story Metropolis atrium with a ruby-red glass ceiling.

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  • With superb graphics and a host of different races, Project Gotham Racing (originally Metropolis Street Racer for the Dreamcast) will take up some time to finish.

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  • Become the famous hero, fly through Metropolis, and protect the city from seven evil villains.

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  • Make crucial decisions that may save or destroy the city of Metropolis.

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  • Metropolis Street Racer for the Dreamcast started the Kudos trend you might have seen in the sequels, Project Gotham Racing.

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  • There are 25 chapters of 250 stages that you have to complete in Metropolis Street Racer.

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  • When it was released, Metropolis Street Racer claimed that you could know your way around San Francisco just from playing this game.

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  • If you like a racing game that gives you many hours of enjoyment from the sheer amount of racing you have to do, then Metropolis Street Racer is a game you need to own.

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  • Players are free to roam Metropolis, including the ability to fly into the stratosphere.

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  • While cruising through the town, gamers will be able to fight a series of crimes and help the citizens of Metropolis.

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  • Most commonly, if you find yourself in a "concrete jungle" like a downtown metropolis, it is possible that the thick concrete walls and tall buildings are blocking your reception.

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  • In a bustling metropolis like New York City, it isn't hard to locate an NYC laser hair removal outlet.

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  • Hair loss support group San Antonio seekers will be happy to know that this bustling Texas metropolis is home to some key hair loss research facilities, putting it on the cutting edge for treatment and prevention.

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  • Now, there are a number of add on rooms for the house, and elements to turn your hamsters' home into an entire metropolis.

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  • DeLonghi manufactures Icona, Metropolis, Esclusivo, and Argento slot-loading toasters in addition to an entire product line of electric convection toasters.

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  • Kansas City is a large and sprawling metropolis, so it's little wonder that there many charity foundations Kansas City is home to.

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  • With names like Citizen, Metropolis, and Kremlin, you'll know for sure that you are getting a look that stands out from the pack.

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  • Two steel birds will fall from the sky on the Metropolis.

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  • In addition, while The Young and the Restless revolves around heated rivalries, sexy hook-ups, lies and manipulations in the fictional metropolis of Genoa City, residents in the Wisconsin village don't even have a single stoplight.

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  • If you're in a large metropolis, you may have a great studio only blocks from your office that offers power lunch classes.

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  • Whether you live in a busy metropolis or a quiet town, Olga can be hard to find in person.

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  • While the first five years of the series centered strongly on Smallville, the last five detailed Clark's transition from the small Kansas town to Metropolis.

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  • Follows Clark Kent's work at the Daily Planet after arriving in Metropolis and working with Lois for the first time.

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  • While living in Metropolis, he gets caught up with a crime lord by the name of Morgan Edge who hires him to break into LuthorCorp.

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  • In the third episode, a virus is loose in Metropolis that is turning everyone into zombies.

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  • In recent years, Smallville has transcended the original premise of Superman's adolescent beginnings in a small farming community to encompass his early adulthood in Metropolis.

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  • The long shots of downtown Metropolis are actually downtown Vancouver, BC.

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  • If you need more Smallville material to keep you occupied, two soundtracks are available, Smallville: The Talon Mix, and Smallville: The Metropolis Mix.

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  • One of the earliest versions of female androids was the character of Maria, a robotrix, in the 1927 film Metropolis.

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  • SEO in El Dorado is as much about strategy as SEO in NYC or any other major metropolis.

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  • It has been the name of hopeful towns throughout the U.S., from a county in California to a major metropolis in Arkansas to a small town in Kansas.

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  • Surrounded by a crowd of slaves, mistresses and flatterers, he permitted his empire to be administered by unworthy favourites, while he squandered the money wrung from his provinces on costly buildings and expensive gifts to the churches of his metropolis.

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  • Moreover, the Church of Jerusalem, narrowed by Jewish Christian particularism, was hardly qualified to remain the metropolis of Christianity, which was gradually gaining ground in the Graeco-Roman world.

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  • Unfortunately they contain practically nothing that is not of Christian origin.4 On the death of Aurelius Hatra aided Niger against Septimius Severus in 194; Osroene rose against Rome, and Nisibis was besieged and other Roman places taken; but Septimius Severus appeared in person (195), and from Nisibis as headquarters subdued the whole country, of which he made Nisibis metropolis, raising it to the rank of a colony, the Sinjar district, where Arabs from Yemen had settled, being incorporated.

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  • Crossing the Forth unopposed at the Fords of Frew and passing through Stirling and Linlithgow, he arrived within a few miles of the astonished metropolis, and on the 16th of September a body of his skirmishers defeated the dragoons of Colonel Gardiner in what was known as the "Canter of Coltbrig."

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  • The same kind of reputation which Baxter had obtained in the country he secured in the larger and more important circle of the metropolis.

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  • At the beginning of the 17th century Manila had become the commercial metropolis of the Far East.

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  • Out and about in Bergamo the thriving fashion metropolis of Milan is just one hour outside Bergamo.

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