Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 08/31/15 Conurbation

Conurbation (noun)
conurbation [kon-er-bey-shuh n]


noun
1. an extensive urban area resulting from the expansion of several cities or towns so that they coalesce but usually retain their separate identities.

Origin: 1910-15; con- + Latin urb- (stem of urbs) city + -ation

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