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#103186 - 05/12/03 02:49 PM p. 109
5Fr < OFr mestier, ult. < L ministerium: see MINISTRY6
1 a trade, profession, or occupation; esp., the work that one is particularly suited for
2 one‘s area of expertise or strength; forte
1 of or constituting a METROPOLIS (senses 1 & 2)
2 designating or of a METROPOLITAN (sense 2)
>3 designating or of a population area consisting of a central city and smaller surrounding communities
4 designating or of a mother country as distinguished from a colony, territory, etc.
1 a person who lives in and knows a METROPOLIS (senses 1 & 2) or one who has the characteristic attitudes and manners of such a person
2 5LL(Ec) Metropolitanus6 a) an archbishop having authority over the bishops of a church province b) Eastern Ch. a bishop ranking just below a patriarch
3 in ancient Greece, a citizen of a METROPOLIS (sense 3)
micraner, an abnormally small ant
minauderie (French for trademark
5MDu minneken, dim. of minne, love: see MINNESINGER & 3KIN6
1 [Obs.] a darling
2 [Rare] anything very small and delicate
Mini= ball a#8
5after C. E. Mini= (1814-79), Fr inventor6 a cone-shaped rifle bullet with a cavity in its base, which expanded, when fired, to fit the rifling in the bore: used in the 19th cent.
Often mentkioned in Civil War stories and history.
miombo - a sparse open deciduous woodland characterisitc of dry parts of eastern Africa
#103187 - 05/12/03 03:12 PM a baseball post?!
Loc: rego park
metropolitan, is also, offically what a NY Met is.. the team is the NY Metropolitan's (laughable, ain't it?) but they are always called the MET's._________________________
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