conurbation

Definitions of conurbation
1

n an aggregation or continuous network of urban communities

Synonyms:
sprawl, urban sprawl
Examples:
Luda
an industrial conurbation in northeastern China on the southern end of the Liaodong Peninsula; it now includes the cities of Dalian and Lushun
Types:
subtopia
monotonous urban sprawl of standardized buildings
Type of:
populated area, urban area
a geographical area constituting a city or town

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