Definition of metropolitanism in US English:

metropolitanism

noun

  • See metropolitan

    • ‘Under the ‘commissioners’ form of Allegheny County government, any talk of similar measures has been repeatedly countered with charges of ‘metropolitanism.’’
    • ‘This attitude condemns Sydney, with all its potential for stylish metropolitanism, to dozy provincialism.’
    • ‘Rem Koolhaas's ‘metropolitanism’, and ideologically neutral realism became the vogue.’
    • ‘The film uses homosexuality to examine a rapidly changing society within Russia, where modernity and metropolitanism are colliding with traditional culture.’

Pronunciation

metropolitanism

/-ˌpälətnˌizəm/