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/ˈsəbərb/,
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suburbs, plural;
  1. An outlying district of a city, esp. a residential one


  1. a residential district located on the outskirts of a city
  2. (suburban) relating to or characteristic of or situated in suburbs; "suburban population"
  3. Suburb mostly refers to a residential area. They may be the residential areas of a city, or separate residential communities within commuting distance of a city. Some suburbs have a degree of political autonomy, and most have lower population density than inner city neighborhoods. ...
  4. Suburbs and localities are the names of geographic subdivisions in Australia, mainly for address purposes. The name locality is used in rural areas, while the equivalent in urban areas are suburbs. ...
  5. (The Suburban) The Suburban is the largest English-language weekly newspaper in the province of Quebec. It is a community newspaper based in the Montreal borough of Saint-Laurent, and serves primarily the west-end of the city and the West Island suburbs. ...
  6. (The Suburbs) The Suburbs were an alternative punk rock/funk/new wave band from Minneapolis, Minnesota popular in the late 1970s through the 1980s. The band frequently headlined at Minneapolis's most influential music clubs including Jay's Longhorn Bar and First Avenue.
  7. (The Suburbs (disambiguation)) The Suburbs was an American rock band.
  8. (The Suburbs (web series)) The Suburbs is a popular YouTube based, web series created, produced, edited and directed by Charles Plummer. An online reality docu-drama, it documents the lives of several teenagers living in southern Westchester, New York.. ...
  9. the area on the periphery of a city or large town that falls between being truly part of the city, but is not countryside either; any subdivision of a conurbation, not necessarily on the periphery
  10. (SUBURBAN) describes a town or unincorporated developed area in a close proximity to a city. Suburbs, largely residential, are often dependent on the city for employment and support services; generally characterized by low-density development relative to the city.
  11. (Suburban) The area around a city. Usually residential with some small businesses.
  12. (Suburban) Those parts of the MSA that are not designated as central city. Suburban areas are referred to as "outside central city." See Metropolitan Statistical Area.
  13. (Suburban) A manufacturer in water heaters, furnaces, and cooking appliances.
  14. (Suburban) Any incorporated place, Census Designated Place, or non-place territory within a CMSA or MSA of a Mid-City or Large City, and defined as urban by the Census Bureau. ...
  15. (Suburban) Areas contained in a metropolitan statistical area (MSA), excluding central cities. An MSA is defined by the U.S. Census Bureau as a group of communities that are socially and economically integrated with an adjacent urbanized area. ...
  16. (Suburban) Refers to an area surrounding a city that is closely settled.
  17. (Suburban) The meaning of 'sub' is, falling nearly in the category of, that is, not quite urban; missing some of the important components to be defined as urban. See urban.
  18. (Suburban) Used to describe a large closed motorcar capable of transporting passengers and parcels. The term was used as a model name by several American manufacturers, including Nash, Plymouth, Chevrolet and GMC.
  19. (Suburbs) Where greedy capitalists overpopulate our scarce environmental resources and consume most of the national wealth, while carelessly driving their big SUVs that increase our dependence on fossil fuels and emit most of the greenhouse gases that are destroying our planet.
  20. (Suburbs) a mainly residential area outside of the innter city in MEDC’s
  21. (Suburbs) an area where people live that is outside the main part of a city or town. The adjective is suburban.
  22. (Suburbs) have existed in various forms since antiquity, when cities typically were walled and the villages outside them were inferior in size and status.
  23. (Suburbs) urban areas beyond the political boundaries of a city
  24. Suburbs are an urban space made up of the municipalities just outside a central city that will eventually become physically attached to the city by spreading urbanization. Suburbs are therefore part of a continuum in relation to a central city, while maintaining political autonomy. ...
  25. This field is used to record the suburb address of the contact person for the particular organisation.