Metroplex

Metroplex

[me-truh-pleks]
noun (sometimes lowercase)
a vast metropolitan area that encompasses several cities and their suburbs: We're moving to the Dallas-Ft. Worth Metroplex.

Origin:
probably metro-3 + (com)plex

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Main Entry:  metroplex
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  sprawling metropolitan area, often combining two major cities
Etymology:  metro(politan) + -plex 'integrated organizations'
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