peri-urban

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Definition of peri-urban

: of or relating to an area immediately surrounding a city or town 154,000 urban and peri-urban houses were required— Leo Marquard occupying land in urban or peri-urban areasAfrican Abstracts undaunted peri-urban hyenas— Isabel Talbot

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peri- + urban

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“Peri-urban.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/peri-urban. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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