Meaning of “conurbation” in the English Dictionary

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"conurbation" in British English

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conurbationnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌkɒn.əˈbeɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌkɑː.nɚˈbeɪ.ʃən/ formal

a city area containing a large number of people, formed by various towns growing and joining together:

the conurbations of Tokyo and Osaka

(Definition of “conurbation” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"conurbation" in Business English

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conurbationnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌkɒnəˈbeɪʃən/ us mainly UK

a large area including several different cities or large towns that have all grown so much that they are now connected to each other:

The largest urban conurbation in Scotland is centred around Glasgow.

(Definition of “conurbation” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)