megalopolitan

[meg-uh-loh-pol-i-tn]

adjective

of, relating to, or characteristic of a megalopolis.

noun

an inhabitant of a megalopolis.

Nearby words

  1. megalomelia,
  2. megalopenis,
  3. megalophthalmus,
  4. megalopodia,
  5. megalopolis,
  6. megalops,
  7. megalopsia,
  8. megalopteran,
  9. megalosaur,
  10. megalosplenia

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 formsmeg·a·lo·pol·i·tan·ism, noun

megapolis

[muh-gap-uh-lis]

noun

Origin of megapolis

First recorded in 1630–40; mega- + -polis

Related formsmeg·a·pol·i·tan [meg-uh-pol-i-tn] /ˌmɛg əˈpɒl ɪ tn/, adjective, noun

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