::Metropolis (religious jurisdiction)
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A metropolis is a see or city whose bishop is the metropolitan of a province. Metropolises, historically, have been important cities in their provinces.
In the Eastern Orthodox churches, a metropolis is a type of diocese, along with eparchies, exarchates, and archdioceses.<ref> http://orthodoxwiki.org/Metropolis </ref> A similar system exists in the Roman Catholic Church.
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