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 areas — African Abstracts undaunted peri-urban hyenas — Isabel Talbot
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Origin and Etymology of peri–urban
peri- + urban
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