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urban area

Definitions of urban area
  1. noun
    a geographical area constituting a city or town
    synonyms: populated area
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    Antonyms:
    country, rural area
    an area outside of cities and towns
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    megalopolis
    a very large urban complex (usually involving several cities and towns)
    conurbation, sprawl, urban sprawl
    an aggregation or continuous network of urban communities
    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
    city, metropolis, urban center
    a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts
    subtopia
    monotonous urban sprawl of standardized buildings
    town
    an urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city
    type of:
    geographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region
    a demarcated area of the Earth
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