conurbation

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  • Info A conurbation is a region comprising a number of cities, large towns, and other urban areas that, through population growth and physical expansion, have merged to form one continuous urban and industrially developed area. more...
  • The conurbation contains the following places, from west to east along the coast.
  • Only the south-west of the department, close to the Paris conurbation has seen much population growth.
  • The conurbation is the largest urban area in Britain with no part having city status.
  • The area consists of four entirely independent cities that form a continuous conurbation.
  • This conurbation is the result of several central cities whose urban areas have merged.
  • In certain cases, the club has moved within a conurbation.
  • Also, even the centre or conurbation of the "city" itself may not be so urban itself.
  • Numerous notable roads pass through the region, with most converging around the central conurbation.
  • They live throughout Britain, many outside large towns or conurbations.
  • Its largest conurbation is the city of Liverpool, a port and commercial centre.
  • The towns are about four miles apart and form a loose conurbation.
  • This section opened up a useful route along the northern edge of the Birmingham conurbation.
  • The area grew rapidly during the industrial revolution, and by the 20th century had grown into one large conurbation.
  • As a result, the entire peninsula is now merged into a single conurbation.
  • A conurbation is formed when cities and towns expand sufficiently that their urban areas join up with each other.
  • Public transport is organized by several bus lines operated by company that provides public transport for the Split conurbation.
  • The rest of the county is rural with a lower population density than in the conurbation.
  • The region has changed from consisting only of small villages to forming a large part of the Paris conurbation.
  • The built-up areas of conurbations tend to cross historic county boundaries freely.
  • This new engine was primarily intended to be used in charge of suburban trains in the big conurbations.
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Meaning of conurbation

  • noun An aggregation or continuous network of urban communities