Definition of Manhattanization in US English:

Manhattanization

noun

US
  • The process of making or becoming similar in character or appearance to Manhattan.

Origin

1970s; earliest use found in Encyclopaedia Britannica. From Manhattanize + -ation.

Pronunciation

Manhattanization

/manhat(ə)nʌɪˈzeɪʃn/