- a very large city.
- an urban region, especially one consisting of several large cities and suburbs that adjoin each other.
Origin of megalopolis
Related Words for megalopolisdowntown, municipality, capital, metropolis, center, place, port, megalopolis, burg, borough, conurbation, apple, polis
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This town was situated on a high and craggy rock, near Megalopolis.Ruins of Ancient Cities (Vol. II of II)
To the modern traveller Megalopolis still presents features of interest.Greece
Athens and Megalopolis could have been no more than an Ephesos or Miltos.Studies of Travel - Greece
Edward A. Freeman
But the people of Megalopolis call the same the Sicyonian gourd.
It joined the other Arcadian cities in the foundation of Megalopolis.
- an urban complex, usually comprising several large towns