82. Cities


citycism
urban attitudes and actions.
conurbation
a densely populated urban area, usually a large city surrounded closely by smaller ones.
cosmopolis
a city inhabited by people of many different nations; a city of international importance. — cosmopolite , n. — cosmopolitan , n., adj .
megalopolis
a densely populated area of continuous extent containing many cities and towns that are separate administrative units.
megalopolitanism
the state or quality of being a megalopolis or like a megalopolis; the phenomenon of the formation of a megalopolis. — megalopolitan , adj .
slumism
the development and growth of slums or substandard dwelling conditions in urban areas.
suburbanism
the views of those who prefer to live in suburbs. — suburbanist , n., adj .
synoecism
a joining together of several towns to form a single community, as in ancient Greece. — synoecy , n . — synoecious , adj .
urbanism
the views of those who prefer to live in cities. — urbanist , n., adj .
urbanology
the study of urban affairs and problems. — urbanologist , n .
urbiculture
the study of and concern with the special practices and problems of city life.

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