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Metropole. For a definition of the word "metropole", see the Wiktionary entry metropole. The metropole (from the Greek metropolis for "mother city") is the homeland or central territory of a colonial empire. The term was mainly used in the scope of the British, French and Portuguese empires to designate their European territories,...What is another word for Metropole?
Synonyms for metropole include big city, huge city, conurbation, megalopolis, metropolis, capital, town, city, municipality and megacity. Find more similar words at ...What is the plural of Metropolis?
metropolis (plural metropolises or metropoleis) (historical) The mother (founding) polis (city state) of a colony, especially in the Hellenistic world. The mother country of a colony.