edge city

noun

Definition of edge city

: a suburb that has developed its own political, economic, and commercial base independent of the central city

First Known Use of edge city

1988, in the meaning defined above

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“Edge city.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/edge%20city. Accessed 10 Apr. 2021.

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