suburbia

Definitions of suburbia
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n 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
Type of:
community, residential area, residential district
a district where people live; occupied primarily by private residences

n suburbanites considered as a cultural class or subculture

Type of:
subculture
a social group within a national culture that has distinctive patterns of behavior and beliefs

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