outlying residential part of a city
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- a residential district located on the outskirts of a city
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[ Latin suburbium
under, below, near + urbs
a city. See Urban
An outlying part of a city or town; a smaller place immediately adjacent to a city; in the plural, the region which is on the confines of any city or large town; as, a house stands
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a residential district located on the outskirts of a city
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• (n.) An outlying part of a city or town; a smaller place immediately adjacent to a city; in the plural, the region which is on the confines of any city or large town; as, a house stands in the suburbs; a garden situated in the suburbs of Paris. • (n.) Hence, the confines; the outer part; the environment.
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(from the article `United States`) ...and fragmented the American city, which spread over surrounding rural lands. Older, formerly autonomous towns grew swiftly. Many towns became ... ...new building materials, the automobile, and rising levels of per capita personal income had led to some relaxation of urban concentration. City ... ...
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suburb 1. A district lying immediately outside a city or town; especially, a smaller residential community. 2. Usually a residential region around a major city; the environs.
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The word suburb mostly refers to a residential area, either existing as part of a city (as in Australia and New Zealand) or as a separate residential community within commuting distance of a city (as in the United States and Canada). Some suburbs have a degree of administrative autonomy, and most have lower population density than inner city neigh
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suburb, a community in an outlying section of a city or, more commonly, a nearby, politically separate municipality with social and economic ties to the central city. In the 20th cent., particularly in the United States, population growth in urban areas has spilled increasingly outside the city limi...
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Outer part of an urban area. Suburbs generally consist of residential housing and shops of a low order (newsagent, small supermarket), which act as central places for the local community. Often, suburbs are the most recent growth of an urban area, and their end marks the urban fringe. Their growth may result in urban sprawl. Increasingly, out-o...
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Municipalities that are not town centres are suburbs of the urban unit.
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