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urbanization
Subject Category
E Economics, Business and Industry
Definition
The process by which the population and area of a city expands which is usually accompanied by the loss of rural, undeveloped or natural habitats to residential, commerical, industrial or infrastructure applications.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
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http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/66745.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/66745
Used For
urban expansion
urban growth
urban sprawl
urbanisation
Broader Term
urban development
Related Term
farmland preservation
land use change
urban parks
urban society
Spanish
urbanización
Term Number
66745