Complete Definition of "megalopolis"

English

Etymology
From Gr. megalo- great + -polis city.

Pronunciation
1: IPA|/mÉ.gÉËlÉ.pÉ.lɪs/
2: IPA|/mÉ.gæËlÉ.pÉ.lɪs/

Noun
en-noun|es|pl2megalopoleis|pl3megalopoli

  1. A large conurbation, where two or more large cities have sprawled outward to meet, forming something larger than a metropolis; a megacity.

#:The Eastern Seaboard megalopolis extends from New Hampshire to at least Norfolk, Virginia.

Translations
trans-top|large conurbation
Finnish: megapolis
trans-mid
Portuguese: megalópole f
trans-bottom

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