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used in Hiroshima

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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.
    Two — The Fire (72% in)
suburb = a residential district located on the outskirts of a city
  • ...member of the surgical staff of the city's large, modern Red Cross Hospital, walked along one of the hospital corridors with a blood specimen for a Wassermann test in his hand; and the Reverend Mr Kiyoshi Tanimoto, pastor of the Hiroshima Methodist Church, paused at the door of a rich man's house in Koi, the city's western suburb, and prepared to unload a handcart full of things he had evacuated from town in fear of the massive B-29 raid which everyone expected Hiroshima to suffer.
    One — A Noiseless Flash (4% in)
  • He was alone in the parsonage, because for some time his wife had been commuting with their year-old baby to spend nights with a friend in Ushida, a suburb to the north.
    One — A Noiseless Flash (7% in)
  • Factories and other residential districts, or suburbs, lay compactly around the edges of the city.
    One — A Noiseless Flash (23% in)
  • So impressed was he by this time by the extent of the damage that he ran north two miles to Gion, a suburb in the foothills.
    Two — The Fire (54% in)
  • He walked out to the first suburbs, beyond which the electric train service was still functioning, and reached home late in the evening.
    Three — Details are being Investigated (62% in)
  • He went to the suburb of Ushida, where his wife was staying with friends, and got a tent which he had stored there before the bombing.
    Three — Details are being Investigated (66% in)
  • After that, he heard that an older brother had been trying to trace them through the post office in Ujina, a suburb of Hiroshima.
    Three — Details are being Investigated (88% in)
  • At about the same time — he lost track of the days, so hard was he working to set up a temporary place of worship in a private house he had rented in the out— skirts — Mr Tanimoto fell suddenly ill with a general malaise, weariness, and feverishness, and he, too, took to his bedroll on the floor of the halfwrecked house of a friend in the suburb of Ushida.
    Four — Panic Grass and Feverfew (10% in)
  • Here his injuries seemed to make good progress, and lie even began to treat refugees who came to him from the neighbourhood, using medical supplies he had retrieved from a cache in the suburbs.
    Four — Panic Grass and Feverfew (21% in)
  • Then he heard about a vacant private clinic in Kaitaichi, a suburb to the east of Hiroshima.
    Four — Panic Grass and Feverfew (50% in)
  • And from further measurements of radiation, which involved, among other things, the scraping up of fission fragments from roof troughs and drainpipes as far away as the suburb of Takasu, thirty-three hundred yards from the center, they learned some far more important facts about the nature of the bomb.
    Four — Panic Grass and Feverfew (65% in)
  • Her younger brother, Yasuo, and sister, Yaeko, had escaped injury on the day of the explosion because they had been in the family home in the suburb of Koi.
    Five — The Aftermath (45% in)
  • She seemed to have found a calling, and the next year, convinced that her brother and sister were well cared for, she accepted a transfer to another orphanage, called the White Chrysanthemum Dormitory, in a suburb of Beppu, on the island of Kyushu, where it would be possible for her to receive professional child-care training.
    Five — The Aftermath (48% in)

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