Share this entry

suburb
American English: /ˈsəbərb/
British English: /ˈsʌbəːb/

Translation of suburb in Spanish:

noun

  • barrio (masculine) residencial de las afueras
    colonia (feminine) (Mexico)
    the suburbs
    los barrios periféricos or de las afueras (de la ciudad)
    Example sentences
    • The subjects come from a variety of backgrounds, from inner city ghettoes to upmarket suburbs.
    • It raises the aspirations of its pupils, both in the leafy suburbs and the inner city.
    • A good place to start is in San Angel, one of the city's most charming suburbs.

Definition of suburb in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

QUIZ


    Next Score: