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me guh lo puh luhs

  • n  a very large urban complex (usually involving several cities and towns)

  • With hysterical rumors of more attacks spreading via the Internet on Monday, schools, offices and businesses sent people home early and the megalopolis was brought to a standstill .
  • The last of America's big-city bosses, the jowly, irascible mayor has on the whole been a creative autocrat, lacing his megalopolis with freeways, pulling in millions in federal .
  • In his view, the tumultuous disorder of the modern citythe hyberbolic megalopolis from Lagos to London to Lahoreimposes its will on the architect, whose work must come to .
News & Articles

  • State of the Queer Arts
    I have always thought of Baltimore as a “queer” city. Beyond just the common definition of the word, Baltimore is the proud black sheep of the East Coast megalopolis. A city with as many layered, often contradictory, ever-changing personas as there are half-complete sets of fake eyelashes clumped together in the corner of my medicine cabinet. It’s where marginalized people of all identities ...
    June 11, 2013 - Baltimore City Paper

  • Francis Ford Coppola in MSNBC
    I see this all as steps on the path to something,Coppola said. "Maybe I'll be more qualified to do 'Megalopolis' if I really digest this film. In a sense, I think a movie is really a little like a question and when you make it, that's when...
  • Stephen Bayley in The Age
    Stephen Bayley, an art and culture guru, said the British capital was a "frightful mess" where "very few of the patiently evolved systems that support the daily movements and transitions of the megalopolis work properly. Most of them are getting...
  • Peter Angelos in Baltimore Sun
    But Angelos, when apprised of the event today, said: "It doesn't strike me in any particular way. They're welcome to do that. It's a free country," Angelos said. "It [Baltimore and Washington] is one huge megalopolis, you know? It's about...

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