Definition of overbounding in English:

overbounding

noun

Geography
  • The action of overbound; especially the drawing of the formal or administrative boundaries of urban areas so as to include suburban, rural, or undeveloped land.

adjective

rare
  • Exceeding, overflowing; greatly abundant.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in Journal of the American Statistical Association. From overbound + -ing<br>1940s; earliest use found in The Philosophical Review. Probably an alteration of overabounding.

Pronunciation

overbounding

/ˌəʊvəˈbaʊndɪŋ/