megapoleis

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mɛˈɡæ.pɒ.lɛɪz/

Noun[edit]

megapoleis pl

  1. plural form of megapolis
    • 1995: Barry Smart, Michel Foucault, pp68–69
      Whether of time, value, the subject, etc., the axiom and the myth of a real or possible accumulation govern us everywhere, although we know that nothing is ever amassed and that stockpiles are self-consuming, like modern megapoleis, or like overloaded memories.
    • 2004: French Institute of Pondicherry, Activity Report 2004, p26
      The theme “Integration of Indian territory” focuses on the dynamics of the Indian megapoleis and of secondary metropolises and medium-sized and small towns.
    • 2006: Glenn R. Bugh, The Cambridge Companion to the Hellenistic World, p68
      The changes just outlined in two “megapoleis” are mirrored in large and small towns across the Greek world, from Massilia to Marakanda.