An outlying residential district of a city that is expanding rapidly: a sprawling boomburb of nearly 800,000 people
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- Despite a modest revival in city living, Americans are spreading out more than ever into "exurbs" and "boomburbs" miles from anywhere, in big houses in big subdivisions.
- Long known as a suburb or satellite city of Seattle, it is now categorized as an edge city or a boomburb.
- With a successful business sector and a rapidly growing population, Santa Clarita is a notable example of a boomburb.
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