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conurbation [kon-er-BEY-shuhn]

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

-an aggregation or continuous network of urban communities


http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/conurbation
http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/conurbation


"Today in geography class I learned what a conurbation is," young Cecil told his sister, "but I haven't the foggiest idea what collection of cities or towns would count as one."

Yes, the sentence is a cop-out. I'm sorry.
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