A chief city; a metropolis.
An urban sprawl.
a large, densely populated, region made up of a number of communities that blend into one urban area without political or governmental boundaries taken into consideration. See MSA. definition of megalopolis defined What is a megalopolis? What is a mega city
A term denoting an interconnected group of cities and connecting urbanized bands. Source: PRB
A continuous concentration of two or more cities and their suburbs that have grown until they form an interconnected urban area.
A single vast urban area formed by the expansion and merging of adjacent cities and their suburbs.
a continuous stretch of urban settlement which results from towns cities and conurbations merging together.
a very large urban complex (usually involving several cities and towns)
an urban area made up of adjoining cities and their suburbs
large urban region, often consisting of adjoining towns and suburbs which have merged
a very large city, or a group of cities that has merged into one
A spiffy new term for urban sprawl, situations where the expansion of several cities in a particular area has created one continuous city, even if the different parts retain their own name (Boston, New York, Philadelphia, etc.).
"Great City." Thyatis City is a (and to the Thyatians the Megalopolis.
a large city expanding so fast that city government cannot adjust to provide services (such as garbage disposal).
Also known as a megacity or supercity; megalopolis indicates an urban area with more than 10 million inhabitants.
A megalopolis is defined as an extensive metropolitan area or a long chain of continuous metropolitan areas. The term was first used in the United States by Jean Gottmann in 1957, to describe the huge urban area along the Eastern seaboard of the U.S. from Boston, Massachusetts to Washington, D.C. According to Gottmann, it resulted from changes in work and social habits.