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The unplanned, uncontrolled spreading of urban development into areas adjoining the edge of a city.
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the uncontrolled spread of urban development into neighboring regions.
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|Noun||1.||urban sprawl - an aggregation or continuous network of urban communities|
subtopia - monotonous urban sprawl of standardized buildings
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