HyperDic: urban_area

English > 1 sense of the expression urban area:
NOUNlocationurban area, populated areaa geographical area constituting a city or town
English > urban area: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningA geographical area constituting a city or town.
Synonympopulated area
InstancesRustbelturban areas in New England and Midwest characterized by concentrations of declining industries (steel or textiles)
Twin Citiesnickname for Saint Paul and Minneapolis
Partspark, commons, common, greenA piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
NarrowerbarrioAn urban area in a Spanish-speaking country
conurbation, urban sprawl, sprawlAn aggregation or continuous network of urban communities
megalopolisA very large urban complex (usually involving several cities and towns)
municipalityAn urban district having corporate status and powers of self-government
new townA planned urban community created in a rural or undeveloped area and designed to be self-sufficient with its own housing and education and commerce and recreation / recreation
Broadergeographical area, geographic area, geographical region, geographic regionA demarcated area of the Earth
Oppositecountry, rural areaAn area outside of cities and towns
Spanishárea urbana, centro urbano, espacio urbano
Catalanàrea urbana, casc urbà, nucli urbà

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