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  • n. Plural form of megacity.

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Examples

  • So-called megacities, from Lagos to Mexico City, have exploded seemingly overnight.

    BIRTH DEARTH

  • Eighteenth-century London had one million inhabitants, not a large city by today's standards when there are more than twenty so-called megacities whose population exceeds ten million.

    City Lights

  • Category A represents the so-called megacities, while the smaller municipalities fall into Category C.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • BMW has been studying the effects of population growth in so-called megacities over 20 million people for a long time.

    Forbes.com: News

  • "Although the intention was to create new and independent economic and cultural centers, most of the satellite towns remain economically dependent on Beijing, and have only become dormitory towns," Jeffrey Johnson, who specializes in Chinese megacities at New York's Columbia University, said in emailed comments.

    Reuters: Press Release

  • To do this, BMW conducted interviews and did market research in megacities, that is, urban areas with more than six million people, around the world - places like Los Angeles, Tokyo, London, Paris, Barcelona, New York and the Ruhr

    Autoblog Green

  • BMW conducted interviews and did market research in megacities, that is, urban areas with more than six million people, around the world - places like Los Angeles, Tokyo, London, Paris, Barcelona, New York and the Ruhr Valley area in

    Autoblog Green

  • In the past few months BMW has made some noise about efficient urban microcar for "megacities" Looking around, this appears to be drawing board stuff at this point, but it should be noted BMW has been there before.

    tingilinde:

  • Indeed, the possibility that they might crumble to dust seems to be less of a concern than how nations will cope with the rise of so-called "megacities," cities with populations of more than 10 million.

    Ghost Cities Of 2100

  • One big concern here is that places like Lagos or Dhaka are already swelling exponentially, and their infrastructure can barely keep up, which is why so many 'megacities' now sport massive slums.

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