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, m?tro
an underground, or largely underground, railway system in certain cities, esp in Europe, such as that in Paris


(1) See Metro interface.

(2) The code name for Microsoft's XPS document format. See XML Paper Specification.
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Figure 3: Value of rail and metro contracts awarded in the Middle East 18
The Towers at Hutchinson Metro Center represents a unique opportunity for businesses to enjoy the many benefits of a Manhattan-style office building without the Manhattan prices.
Subsequently, Metro Waste gained control of recycling plants in Toronto, Rochester and Buffalo by trading Norampac a 27.
Fire department officials want to seek innovative solutions to what Metro called Antelope Valley's ``health care crisis,'' which he said is illustrated by sometimes hours-long waits in emergency rooms.
8 percent growth in the metro population, and, individually, over half of all nonmetro counties lost population during the 1980s (Ghelfi & Parker, In press).
In addition to its outstanding tenant amenities, the Hutchinson Metro Center boasts an excellent location that is conveniently located to Manhattan, Queens, Westchester County and southern Connecticut.
Daily boardings have increased by about 21,000, 26 percent, to 90,000 along Wilshire and Whittier boulevards, where 85 Metro Rapid buses run.
I'm not holding up the Daily News as the model for metropolitan dailies, but the News is clearly providing more consistent, forthright coverage of city politics than the Times, particularly the Times' Metro section.
said, "Our strategic partnership with METRO Cash & Carry shows that both parties have invested for the long term to help secure merchandise better, while also improving the customer shopping experience.
In addition to receiving stock, the unsecured creditors of Metro will receive promissory notes of Metro equal to the full amount of their claims, bearing interest at 7.
The Flexcar Job Access Program complements the existing Metro Transit network, allowing participants to take advantage of the benefits of both public transit and Flexcar.
All Metro editions carry headline local, national, and international news in a consistent and accessible format and design, so the ability to collaborate and share content is becoming increasingly important.