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suburban
used in Oliver Twist

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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 was not, indeed, withheld by the same considerations as her agreeable friend; for, having recently removed into the neighborhood of Field Lane from the remote but genteel suburb of Ratcliffe, she was not under the same apprehension of being recognised by any of her numerous acquaintances.
    Chapter 13 — Some New Acquaintances Are Introduced to the Intelligent.... (60% in)
  • Then, came straggling groups of labourers going to their work; then, men and women with fish-baskets on their heads; donkey-carts laden with vegetables; chaise-carts filled with live-stock or whole carcasses of meat; milk-women with pails; an unbroken concourse of people, trudging out with various supplies to the eastern suburbs of the town.
    Chapter 21 — The Expedition (14% in)

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