Definition of Megalopolis

1. Noun. A very large urban complex (usually involving several cities and towns).

Generic synonyms: Populated Area, Urban Area



Definition of Megalopolis

1. n. A chief city; a metropolis.

Definition of Megalopolis

1. Proper noun. An older spelling of Megalopoli ¹

2. Noun. A large conurbation, where two or more large cities have sprawled outward to meet, forming something larger than a metropolis; a megacity. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Megalopolis

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Megalopolis

megalomanias
megalomanic
megalomelia
megalomycterid
megalomycterids
megalonychosis
megalonyx
megalonyxes
megalopa
megalophonous
megalopia
megalopic
megalopodia
megalopoleis
megalopolis (current term)
megalopolises
megalopolitan
megalopolitans
megalops
megalopses
megalopsia
megalopsychy
megalosaur
megalosaurs
megalosaurus
megaloscope
megaloscopes
megalosplanchnic
megalosplenia

Literary usage of Megalopolis

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1. A History of Greece: From the Earliest Period to the Close of the Generation by George Grote (1862)
"To the Spartans, the moment appeared favourable for breaking up megalopolis and recovering Messene; in which scheme they hoped to interest not only Athens, ..."

2. Greece: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm), Karl Baedeker (1894)
"From Phigalia to Eira and megalopolis, see pp. ... megalopolis, see p. 289. The route soon diverges to the right from the road to Messenia (p. ..."

3. History of Federal Government in Greece and Italy by Edward Augustus Freeman, John Bagnell Bury (1893)
"They were to ask leave, in the name of the State of Commis- megalopolis, ... megalopolis was more closely connected with polls to the Macedonia than any ..."

4. The History of Greece by Connop Thirlwall (1855)
"During his stay at megalopolis, he accomplished another object not less important for ... megalopolis, just rising out of its ruins, was divided between two ..."

5. Readings in Greek History, from Homer to the Battle of Chaeronea: A by Ida Carleton Thallon (1914)
"FOUNDING OF megalopolis AND MESSENE Thebes now adopted an aggressive policy. She founded two cities in the Peloponnesus, both of which were to be a menace ..."

6. Pausanias, and Other Greek Sketches by James George Frazer (1900)
"THE PLAIN OF megalopolis.— megalopolis stood in the great western plain of Arcadia, ... In natural beauty the plain of megalopolis is far superior to its ..."

7. History of Federal Government from the Foundation of the Achaian League to by Edward Augustus Freeman (1863)
"The war with Nabis had brought at"Mega- megalopolis to great straits, and it was held, not without Io^°]i94 reason. tnat the best soldier of megalopolis and ..."

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