- Scope note
- 1) A large densely populated urban sprawl formed by the growth and coalescence of individual towns or cities.
2) Large area covered with buildings (houses or factories or public building, etc.)
3) A large area occupied by urban development, which may contain isolated rural areas, and formed by the merging together of expanding towns that formerly were separate.
Accepted term: 14-Apr-2011
- Date of creation: 14-Apr-2011