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suburban
used in In Cold Blood

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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)
  • The distance between Olathe, a suburb of Kansas City, and Holcomb, which might be called a suburb of Garden City, is approximately four hundred miles.
    1 — Last To See Them Alive (41% in)
  • The distance between Olathe, a suburb of Kansas City, and Holcomb, which might be called a suburb of Garden City, is approximately four hundred miles.
    1 — Last To See Them Alive (41% in)
  • Nye had next driven to the suburban village of Olathe, where he interviewed Hickock's last employer, the owner of the Bob Sands Body Shop.
    3 — Answer (10% in)
  • The house, like the others on the slanting hillside street, was a conventional suburban ranch house, pleasant and common place.
    3 — Answer (24% in)
  • During the next ten days notches were added in Tullahoma, Tennessee, where they acquired a snappy red Dodge convertible by shooting the owner, a traveling salesman; and in an Illinois suburb of St. Louis, where two more men were slain.
    4 — The Corner (79% in)

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