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suburban
used in Measure for Measure

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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)
  • All houses in the suburbs of Vienna must be plucked down.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — A street (83% in)
  • But shall all our houses of resort in the suburbs be pulled down?
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — A street (88% in)
  • He, sir? a tapster, sir; parcel-bawd; one that serves a bad woman; whose house, sir, was, as they say, plucked down in the suburbs; and now she professes a hot-house, which, I think, is a very ill house too.
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — A hall in ANGELO'S house (24% in)

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