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English definition of “conurbation”


noun [C] uk   /ˌkɒn.əˈbeɪ.ʃən/ us    /ˌkɑː.nɚ-/ formal
a city area containing a large number of people, formed by various towns growing and joining together: the conurbations of Tokyo and OsakaTowns, cities and villages (general)
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