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EtymologyEdit

From mega- (great) +‎ -polis (city), from Ancient Greek μεγα- (mega-, prefix meaning ‘large’) + πόλις (pólis, city).[1]

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  • IPA(key): /mɛˈɡæ.pɒ.lɪs/

NounEdit

megapolis (plural megapolises or megapoleis)

  1. A very large city or urban complex; a metropolis.

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