conurbation(redirected from Connurbation)
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A predominantly urban region including adjacent towns and suburbs; a metropolitan area.
(Human Geography) a large densely populated urban sprawl formed by the growth and coalescence of individual towns or cities
[C20: from con- + -urbation, from Latin urbs city; see urban]
con•ur•ba•tion(ˌkɒn ərˈbeɪ ʃən)
an extensive urban area resulting from the expansion of several cities or towns.
a densely populated urban area, usually a large city surrounded closely by smaller ones.See also: Cities