[ meg-uh-loh-pol-i-tn ]
/ ˌmɛg ə loʊˈpɒl ɪ tn /
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of, relating to, or characteristic of a megalopolis.
an inhabitant of a megalopolis.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
Also meg·a·pol·i·tan [meg-uh-pol-i-tn] /ˌmɛg əˈpɒl ɪ tn/ .
Origin of megalopolitan
1925–35; from megalopolis, modeled after metropolis: metropolitan
OTHER WORDS FROM megalopolitanmeg·a·lo·pol·i·tan·ism, noun
Words nearby megalopolitan
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Example sentences from the Web for megalopolitan
Cleomenes taking the field, totally defeated the army of Aratus, and killed Lydiadas the Megalopolitan general.Reflections on the Rise and Fall of the Ancient Republicks|Edward Wortley Montagu
Some one having asked Cercidas, the Megalopolitan, if he were willing to die: 'Why not?'Notre-Dame de Paris|Victor Hugo