suburbia

Definitions of suburbia
  1. noun
    a residential district located on the outskirts of a city
    synonyms: suburb, suburban area
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    Wimbledon
    a suburb of London and the headquarters of the club where annual international tennis championships are played on grass courts
    Clichy-la-Garenne
    a northwestern suburb of Paris; the residence of the Merovingian royalty in the 7th century
    Orly
    a southeastern suburb of Paris; site of an international airport serving Paris
    Sun City
    a residential suburb of Phoenix
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    addition
    a suburban area laid out in streets and lots for a future residential area
    bedroom community
    a community where many commuters live
    faubourg
    a New Orleans district lying outside the original city limits; used in combination with the names of various quarters of the city
    stockbroker belt
    a wealthy residential suburb
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    community, residential area, residential district
    a district where people live; occupied primarily by private residences
  2. noun
    suburbanites considered as a cultural class or subculture
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    subculture
    a social group within a national culture that has distinctive patterns of behavior and beliefs
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