agglomeration

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From agglomerate +‎ -ion.

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agglomeration (countable and uncountable, plural agglomerations)

  1. The act or process of collecting in a mass; a heaping together.
  2. State of being collected in a mass; a mass; cluster.
  3. (geography) An extended city area comprising the built-up area of a central city and any suburbs linked by continuous urban area.
  4. (geology) a mass of large volcanic fragments bonded under heat.

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