strip city


strip city
noun
: an urban area forming a long narrow strip

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a continuous area of urban development lying between or embracing two or more large cities and having a population of at least one million; megalopolis.
[1965-70]

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strip city,
U.S. a long, narrow stretch of urban development between two or more relatively distant cities: »

By 1980 or so, 80 per cent of us will live in cities, and the strip city—Boston to Washington, Los Angeles to San Diego, and Milwaukee to Cleveland—will have made its appearance (Saturday Review).


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