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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The residential area on the outskirts of any city or large town. (plural)

Usage examples (32)
  • Plenty of people who live in "suburbs" don't have either cars or mortgages.
  • Are people like that because they live in suburbs?
  • Or do they live in suburbs because they are that way?
  • Every room at the San Cosm√© and in all the suburbs is taken. for more
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