Synonyms
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1. megalopolis

noun. ['ˌmɛgəˈlɑːpələs'] a very large urban complex (usually involving several cities and towns).

Synonyms

  • populated area

Etymology

  • -polis (English)
  • megalo- (English)
  • μέγας (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Example sentences of the word megalopolis


1. Noun, plural
Remarkably out of place in the middle of the Los Angeles megalopolis are Hancock Park's La Brea Tar Pits (5801 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA).

2. Noun, singular or mass
Its status as a megalopolis attracts visitors from all over the world for a variety of reasons, from shopping to sightseeing to the 2018 Winter Olympics.

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