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Definition of overspill noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

overspill

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈəʊvəspɪl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈoʊvərspɪl//
 
[uncountable, singular] (British English)
 
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people who move out of a city because it is too crowded to an area where there is more space New towns were designed to house London's overspill.