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megalopolitan

[meg-uh-loh-pol-i-tn] /ˌmɛg ə loʊˈpɒl ɪ tn/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or characteristic of a megalopolis.
noun
2.
an inhabitant of a megalopolis.
Also, megapolitan [meg-uh-pol-i-tn] /ˌmɛg əˈpɒl ɪ tn/ (Show IPA).
Origin of megalopolitan
1925-1935
1925-35; from megalopolis, modeled after metropolis: metropolitan
Related forms
megalopolitanism, noun
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