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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Outlying parts of a city or town.

Usage examples (36)
  • It was 6: 30, so in the 'burbs, that is prime dinner time.
  • So as I understand it, this establishes some parity with the "burbs", no?
  • And to say Seattle and the "burbs" get the same weather as the places I noted (@ 20) is lunacy.
  • It’s where the majority of Americans live today, and there NO debate about differences in burbs. for more
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