suburbia

noun sub·ur·bia \ sə-ˈbər-bē-ə \
Updated on: 13 Dec 2017

Definition of suburbia

1 : the suburbs of a city
2 : people who live in the suburbs
3 : suburban life

Examples of suburbia in a Sentence

  1. a problem that is common in suburbia

  2. the percentage of the country's population living in suburbia

  3. The film is an interesting critique of suburbia.

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Origin and Etymology of suburbia

New Latin, from English suburb

suburbia Synonyms


SUBURBIA Defined for English Language Learners

suburbia

noun

Definition of suburbia for English Language Learners

  • : suburbs in general; also : people who live in suburbs



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