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suburban
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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)
  • She drives from her home in the suburbs to her office downtown.
suburbs = residential districts located on the outskirts of a city (near the city, but far from the center of it)
  • I want a suburban home with a white picket fence and a big yard.
  • suburban = relating to a residential district located on the outskirts of a city (near the city, but far from the center of it)
  • a successful suburban shopping center
  • Billy's story ended very curiously in a suburb untouched by fire and explosions.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • suburb = a residential district located on the outskirts of a city (near the city, but far from the center of it)
  • You suburban gangstas are too soft.
    Simone Elkeles  --  Perfect Chemistry
  • suburban = relating to a residential district located on the outskirts of a city (near the city, but far from the center of it)
  • Late in the afternoon, when the fire began to subside, he decided to go to his parental house, in the suburb of Nagatsuka.
    John Hersey  --  Hiroshima
  • suburb = a residential district located on the outskirts of a city
  • In those days there was no security in the suburbs.
    Alice Sebold  --  The Lovely Bones
  • suburbs = residential districts located on the outskirts of a city
  • It was very quiet out in the suburbs before eight in the morning.
    Susanna Kaysen  --  Girl Interrupted
  • suburbs = a residential district located on the outskirts of a city
  • She died in a suburb of Sydney.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • They were looking for an apartment, and after a long search, my father found one in a London suburb.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • Are all these Your faithful friends o' the suburbs?
    William Shakespeare  --  Henry VIII
  • We came to the suburbs of London about three o'clock.
    Daphne du Maurier  --  Rebecca
  • There was a safe, suburban feeling.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  The Sun Also Rises
  • The ogres are in the suburbs.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • 27 MONIQUE PEERED at the Washington skyline through the Suburban's tinted windows.
    Ted Dekker  --  Red: The Heroic Rescue
  • XXXVI There was a garden out in the suburbs; a small, leafy corner, with a few green tables under the orange trees.
    Kate Chopin  --  The Awakening
  • One can still see in the suburbs of Rome more modernistic apartments than almost anywhere else in the world.
    Clement Greenberg  --  Avant-garde and Kitsch
  • He was a scientist, I was a dabbler in the shabbier suburbs of the arts.
    Russell Baker  --  Growing Up
  • The towns are close-spaced now—Chateau-Thierry and Meaux and then an unending chain of suburbs—and everything is tangled and fuzzy.
    Tim O'Brien  --  Going After Cacciato
  • Around the southern shore of Klamath Lake we pass through some suburban-type development, and then leave the lake to the west, toward the coast.
    Robert M. Pirsig  --  Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

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