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Synonyms of suburb in English:


  • 1 a fast-growing suburb just west of Albany you'll need a car if you move to the suburbs
    residential area, dormitory area, bedroom community, commuter shed, commuter belt, exurb;
    (suburbssuburbia, the burbs
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    An arbitrary selection of suburban labels:edge city: urban facilities out of town; secondary city fragmentsresidential ring, bedroom community, commuter belt: wherefrom commuters comesprawl: irregular exurban development, often connecting urban areasslurb: a suburban slumribbon development: a thin layer of buildings encrusting the road out of townstreetcar suburb: development along public transportation routestechnoburb: full-service exurb based on technology centers.
    Stephin Merritt
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