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Today's Word "megalopolis"

Region made up of several large cities on

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megalopolis \meg-uh-LOP-uh-lis\ also megapolis \mi-GAP-uh-lis, me-\ (noun) - A region made up of several large cities and their surrounding areas in sufficient proximity to be considered a single urban complex.

"While members of one end of the city tended to be intensely loyal to their own neighborhoods, there were inevitably indifferent to the surrounding megalopolis."

 

Megalo- + Greek polis, city.

 

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