[ meg-uh-loh-pol-i-tn ]
/ ˌmɛg ə loʊˈpɒl ɪ tn /


of, relating to, or characteristic of a megalopolis.


an inhabitant of a megalopolis.
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 megalopolitan

meg·a·lo·pol·i·tan·ism, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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