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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, or being a city considered together with its populous suburbs: the greater metropolitan area of Dallas; Greater Los Angeles.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. comparative form of great: more great
  • adj. Used in referring to a region or place together with the surrounding area; (of a city) metropolitan.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. greater in size or importance or degree


great +‎ -er (Wiktionary)



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