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

Word History


peri- + urban

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“Peri-urban.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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