It is connected with Asia by the Sinai Peninsula (from which it is separated by the Suez Canal) and is bounded on the N by the Mediterranean Sea, on the W and S by the Atlantic Ocean, and on the E and S by the Indian Ocean.
The largest offshore island is Madagascar; other islands include St.
Any comments, suggestions, new terms and definitions are very welcome please e-mail peter.larkham at uk A period after the Thirty Years War when parts of continental Europe were dominated by principalities and dukedoms, with heads of state exercising absolute rule within their domain.
This morphological period dominated central Europe for some 200 years, and resulted in the foundation of a number of new towns, typically with palaces in Baroque or Rococo styles.
The concentration of development greatly facilitates interaction between people and businesses, sometimes benefiting both parties in the process, but it also presents challenges to managing urban growth.
A big city or metropolis usually has associated suburbs and exurbs.
1,010,000,000), c.11,677,240 sq mi (30,244,050 sq km) including adjacent islands.
As Ivor Samuels wrote in 1990, 'It is one of the attractions of the nexus of concepts, ideas and approaches that occupy the field of urban morphology that they are capable of being appropriated for use by different professions in different contexts who seek to use them for their own purposes. This, however, is one of the strengths of morphology. We felt it necessary, rather as the Oxford English Dictionary does, to give precise citations and indeed quotations from works which have used particular terms in particular ways, to establish context and provenance for usage.
It is open to approach by various disciplines with their own methods and any attempts to restrict or strait-jacket the discourse could stifle it' (pp. Hence we compiled a basic glossary of technical terms common principally in English-language studies. With the growth of ISUF as an international organisation from 1994, and the identification of a series of national 'schools' (Moudon, 1997), comes the opportunity to develop and broaden this Glossary.
ABC Sex: In a long-term relationship when a couple only has sex on anniversaries, birthdays, and Christmas. Acrophilia: A fetish for having sex in high places such as on mountains or rooftops.
Ablutophilia: Fetish for baths or showers that usually centers around a naked person lathering themselves up. Some members of the mile high club have this fetish.