Noun Concept
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urban sprawl  conurbation  sprawl
An aggregation or continuous network of urban communities WordNet 3.0
An aggregation or continuous network of urban communities WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
Urban sprawl,, is the unrestricted growth in many urban areas of housing, commercial development, and roads over large expanses of land, with little concern for urban planning. Wikipedia
A conurbation is a region comprising a number of metropolises, cities, large towns, and other urban areas that, through population growth and physical expansion, have merged to form one continuous urban or industrially developed area. Wikipedia
Also called suburban sprawl Wikipedia Disambiguation
A group of cities and territories considered together Wikipedia Disambiguation
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)