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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A very large urban complex (usually involving several cities and towns).

Usage examples (36)
  • Do you remember years ago there was a thing called megalopolis?
  • So the uber-immigrant wants to make sure his megalopolis is a desirable destination point for the digital natives?
  • LAMB: Living in this kind of megalopolis that we do here on the East Coast.
  • The creators of the Judge Dredd comic strip acknowledge Calhoun's influence in the depiction of their lawless "megalopolis", Mega City One. for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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