suburb definition

  • noun:
    • A usually domestic location or community outlying a city.
    • The usually domestic area around an important town; the environs.
    • the region on periphery of a city or huge town that falls between becoming truly an element of the town, but is perhaps not countryside both.
    • any subdivision of a conurbation, not necessarily from the periphery.
    • An outlying element of a city or city; a smaller sized spot instantly adjacent to a city; in the plural, the spot which can be on the confines of every city or large town.
    • thus, the confines; the outer part; the environmental surroundings.
    • An outlying element of a city or city; a part outside the city boundaries but adjoining them: usually used in the plural to symbolize loosely some part near a city: as, a yard positioned in the suburbs of London. The shape suburbs was previously often made use of as one.
    • The confines; the outskirts.
    • a residential region on the outskirts of a city
  • others:
    • Suburban; worthy of the suburbs, or to the less well regulated parts of a city.

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