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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A district lying immediately outside a city or town, especially a smaller residential community.

Usage examples (33)
  • "Why such sudden interest?" he replied, "Where is the 'burb' on his nose?"
  • This is terrible news happening right in the 'burb's backyard.
  • Life in this little burb could be pretty pleasant.
  • I mean, that's one mean tram ride through your 'burb. for more
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