exurb


ex·urb

noun \ˈek-ˌsərb, ˈeg-ˌzərb\

Definition of EXURB

:  a region or settlement that lies outside a city and usually beyond its suburbs and that often is inhabited chiefly by well-to-do families
ex·ur·ban \ek-ˈsər-bən; eg-ˈzər-, ig-\ adjective

Origin of EXURB

ex- + suburb
First Known Use: 1955

Other Sociology Terms

bourgeois, ethos, eugenics, incommunicado, intelligentsia, megalopolis, metrosexual, mores, subculture

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