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GEMET
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Environmental
Thesaurus
conurbation
Definition

1) A large densely populated urban sprawl formed by the growth and coalescence of individual towns or cities. 2) Large area covered with buildings (houses or factories or public building, etc.) 3) A large area occupied by urban development, which may contain isolated rural areas, and formed by the merging together of expanding towns that formerly were separate.

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Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/1775