conurbation


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Synonyms for conurbation

an aggregation or continuous network of urban communities

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Both councils require security guards for manned positions at different locations across the conurbation.
Centro members voted to keep half-price child bus fares and free travel on trains and trams in the conurbation, which had also been under threat.
In return, the Black Country will have to acknowledge the crucial role played by Birmingham and accept that the city centre is effectively the centre of the conurbation.
There is evidence to show successful city regions have an economically successful city at their core thus success for Middlesbrough would be a success for the whole of the Teesside conurbation and the wider Tees Valley.
But local residents say the plans will destroy Coventry's identity, blurring the boundary between the city and other conurbations.
The hypothesis was that central areas have over the decade behaved somewhat differently from the 'secondary' conurbation towns and cities, and this is confirmed by the results shown in the second table, bottom left.
The European Commission decided on October 17, 2001 to grant Portugal a derogation authorising less rigorous treatment of waste water from the Estoril coastal conurbation than provided for under Directive 91/271/EEC.
The biggest loser in terms of absolute numbers was the West Midlands conurbation, with net outward movement of around 10,000 annually.
Secondly, I propose to examine the diverse role models available to boys growing up in working-class districts across the conurbation, and the broader relationship between masculinity and violence which formed the backdrop to young men's involvement in gangs.
org) is the Association for the Development of Biotechnologies in the Grenoble Conurbation.
Tenders are invited for manned security at different locations in the bournemouth and poole conurbation
The "patch" would be enormous, of course, and would include a conurbation (Teesside), a small city (Durham) and an awful lot of countryside.
The controversial ideas have emerged from a summit meeting on Wednesday involving the leaders of the seven council leaders in the conurbation - Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Sandwell, Dudley, Walsall, Solihull and Coventry.
We have been part of the huge conurbation around the M62 corridor ever since it was built.
This conurbation is connected by citizens from Wolverhampton to Solihull and from Rubery to Sutton Coldfield totalling 2.