edge city


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

Word History

First Known Use

1988, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of edge city was in 1988

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“Edge city.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/edge%20city. Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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