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urban area

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(Human Geography) (in population censuses) a city area considered as the inner city plus built-up environs, irrespective of local body administrative boundaries
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Noun1.urban area - a geographical area constituting a city or townurban area - a geographical area constituting a city or town
megalopolis - a very large urban complex (usually involving several cities and towns)
conurbation, sprawl, urban sprawl - an aggregation or continuous network of urban communities
common, commons, green, park - a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area; "they went for a walk in the park"
municipality - an urban district having corporate status and powers of self-government
new town - a planned urban community created in a rural or undeveloped area and designed to be self-sufficient with its own housing and education and commerce and recreation
barrio - an urban area in a Spanish-speaking country
rural area, country - an area outside of cities and towns; "his poetry celebrated the slower pace of life in the country"
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