megalopolitan

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

adjective

of, relating to, or characteristic of a megalopolis.

noun

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

Related forms

meg·a·lo·pol·i·tan·ism, noun
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