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English translation: greater Lyon

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02:06 Mar 8, 2001
French to English translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Government / Politics
French term or phrase: metropole
How is this word translated when added to the name of a town - eg la communaute urbaine de Lyon metropole.
English translation:greater Lyon
Explanation:
Metropolitan Lyon certainly does not sound right!
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Summary of answers provided
naThe urban community of the Lyon Metropolitan Area
Roomy Naqvy
naPlease grade all answers and choose a winnerxxxHenri
nametropolis, metroplotan cityxxxHenri
nametropolitan city of Lyon
Ingrid Fabi
nathe Lyon metropolisFuad Yahya
nagreater Lyontransatgees


  

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6 mins
greater Lyon


Explanation:
Metropolitan Lyon certainly does not sound right!

transatgees
United Kingdom
Local time: 12:55
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 4
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Mats Wiman

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11 hrs
the Lyon metropolis


Explanation:
This expression is quite commonly used. Another common expression is "the Lyon metropolitan area."

Fuad

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Roomy Naqvy
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14 hrs
metropolitan city of Lyon


Explanation:
My suggestion

Ingrid Fabi
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2 days 4 hrs
metropolis, metroplotan city


Explanation:
According to:


    Harrap's Standard French-English Dictionary
xxxHenri
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3 days 12 mins
The urban community of the Lyon Metropolitan Area


Explanation:
That's your translation.
Regards
Roomy Naqvy

Roomy Naqvy
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Vesna Zivcic
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4 days
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Those who have done their best to help you will appreciate it.

Thank you.

Best regards,

Henri


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Changes made by editors
Feb 3, 2006 - Changes made by Fuad Yahya:
LevelNon-PRO » PRO
Feb 3, 2006 - Changes made by Fuad Yahya:
FieldOther » Social Sciences
Field (specific)(none) » Government / Politics


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