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exurb

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noun ex·urb \ˈek-ˌsərb, ˈeg-ˌzərb\

Definition of exurb

  1. :  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

exurban play \ek-ˈsər-bən; eg-ˈzər-, ig-\ adjective


Origin of exurb

ex- + suburb


First Known Use: 1955


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