Examples of urban sprawl in a Sentence
efforts to stop urban sprawl
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Today, urban sprawl has covered almost the entire former lakebed, and most of the city's water is pumped from beneath it.
The city has passed development rules that were intended to reduce the impact of urban sprawl.
But for now, Ms Ding sees herself as a victim of urban sprawl, not the denizen of a seamless city cluster.
Some of Ebacher’s environmental priorities include curbing urban sprawl by promoting development in concentrated areas and enforcing reforestation requirements for developers.
Many townhouse buyers are going from being a renter to an owner, downsizing, or seeking to live in urban sprawl.
Satellite images track the changing human footprint across the globe, including rapidly growing cities, urban sprawl and informal settlements.
Separated from the urban sprawl of Jacksonville — Florida’s largest city in area and population — by a marshy back country alive with spirited wildlife, these islands, waterways, coastal forests and beaches defy the presence of a city.
There were seven cougar attacks in the 1990s because of urban sprawl into the foothills, Myers said.
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URBAN SPRAWL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of urban sprawl for English Language Learners
: a situation in which large stores, groups of houses, etc., are built in an area around a city that formerly had few people living in it
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