Definition of Metropolitans

1. Noun. (plural of metropolitan) ¹



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Definition of Metropolitans

1. metropolitan [n] - See also: metropolitan

Lexicographical Neighbors of Metropolitans

metroplexes
metropole
metropoleis
metropoles
metropolia
metropolis
metropolises
metropolitan
metropolitan France
metropolitan area
metropolitan borough
metropolitan county
metropolitanate
metropolitanates
metropolitanism
metropolitans (current term)
metropolitical
metroptosis
metrorrhagias
metrorrhexis
metrorrhoea
metros
metrosalpingitis
metrosalpingography
metroscopes

Literary usage of Metropolitans

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"The metropolitans imposed upon the opponents of the grand duke bans and ... The relation of the metropolitans to the patriarch was changed by the fall of ..."

2. Church History by Johann Heinrich Kurtz (1889)
"metropolitans, and to prevent as far as possible the appoint- mentof a ... The Position of metropolitans in General-—As representing the unity of the ..."

3. Institutes of Ecclesiastical History: Ancient and Modern by Johann Lorenz Mosheim (1832)
"Among the metropolitans, those of Home, Antioch, and Alexandria stood preeminent, in honor and influence. During the reign of Constantine. the Great, ..."

4. Manual of Universal Church History by Johannes Baptist Alzog (1876)
"metropolitans, Bishops, and Their Dioceses. ... Owing to their exalted rank, the metropolitans still retained many of their political rights, ..."

5. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"The greater metropolitans ruled each an ecclesiastical province and ... The number of these metropolitans varied in the various patriarchates according to ..."

6. History of the Christian Church by James Craigie Robertson (1862)
"The party which relied on the authority of the decretals was bent on humbling the class of metropolitans. There are circumstances which seem to indicate ..."

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