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suburban
used in Girl Interrupted

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Definition relating to a residential district located on the outskirts of a city (near the city, but far from the center of it)
  • It was very quiet out in the suburbs before eight in the morning.
suburbs = a residential district located on the outskirts of a city
  • I did need a rest, particularly since I'd gotten up so early that morning in order to see this doctor, who lived out in the suburbs.
  • Even in lives like his, professional lives lived out in the suburbs behind shrubbery, there was a strange undertow, a tug from the other world—the drifting, drugged-out, no-last-name youth universe—that knocked people off balance.
  • The seclusion room was the size of the average suburban bathroom.
  • "A suburban junkie," said Lisa.
  • I'm a suburban matron in Brookline.

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