City and Urban sprawl


City noun - A thickly settled, highly populated area.
Usage example: commuters who drive every day between their homes in the suburbs and their jobs in the city

Urban sprawl and city are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Urban sprawl" instead a noun "City".

Urban sprawl

Urban sprawl noun - An aggregation or continuous network of urban communities.
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Synonyms for Urban sprawl

City and urban sprawl are semantically related. You can use "City" instead a noun phrase "Urban sprawl".

Both terms in one sentence

  • Literature / The Heritage of Shannara Also, Uhl Belk's desire to turn the entire world to stone, and the stone city that he has made his home, could easily be inferred to be a metaphor for urban sprawl.
  • Roleplay / Syrellia Justified because the city is so big it takes up the entire state by the time the urban sprawl slowed down.
  • Layered Metropolis Third, there's also several skyways full of shops high above the urban sprawl of the city.
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