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Noun Concept
Categories: Urban studies and planning terminology, Environmental terminology, Urbanization, Articles with short description, Use mdy dates from November 2016
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conurbation  urban sprawl  sprawl  Ballungsraum  Causes of urban sprawl
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An aggregation or continuous network of urban communities WordNet 3.0
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Urban sprawl is defined as "the spreading of urban developments on undeveloped land near a city". Wikipedia
A conurbation is a region comprising a number of metropolises, cities, large towns, and other urban areas which through population growth and physical expansion, have merged to form one continuous urban or industrially developed area. Wikipedia
Expansion of auto-oriented, low-density development in suburbs Wikidata
Group of towns linked by continuous urban area Wikidata
The expansion of urban areas into surrounding rural areas, creating low-density neighbourhoods. OmegaWiki
A continuous aggregation of built-up urban communities created as a result of urban sprawl. Wiktionary
An extended collection of urban communities; urban sprawl. Wiktionary (translation)
A straggling, haphazard growth, especially of housing on the edge of a city. Wiktionary
Haphazard growth. Wiktionary (translation)
An unplanned, disorganized growth of housing etc. on the edge of a city. Wiktionary
Growth of housing. Wiktionary (translation)