Definition of urban sprawl in English:

urban sprawl

Syllabification: ur·ban sprawl


  • The uncontrolled expansion of urban areas.
    More example sentences
    • Voice your concern about loss of wildlife habitat to new road construction, road expansion, and urban sprawl.
    • One of the last open spaces available to the many people living in the Tang Hall, Osbaldwick and Appletree Village areas will become urban sprawl.
    • They also say that urban sprawl on hillsides and in low-lying areas has been allowed to grow out of control.

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Pronunciation: grəʊˈtɛskəri
grotesque quality or grotesque things collectively

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