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A predominantly urban region including adjacent towns and suburbs; a metropolitan area.
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(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]
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con•ur•ba•tion(ˌkɒn ərˈbeɪ ʃən)
an extensive urban area resulting from the expansion of several cities or towns.
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a densely populated urban area, usually a large city surrounded closely by smaller ones.See also: Cities
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|Noun||1.||conurbation - an aggregation or continuous network of urban communities|
subtopia - monotonous urban sprawl of standardized buildings
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conurbation[ˌkɒnɜːˈbeɪʃən] N (Brit) → conurbación f
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conurbation[ˌkɒnərˈbeɪʃən] n → conurbation f
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conurbation[ˌkɒnɜːˈbeɪʃ/ən] n → conurbazione f
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