suburbia

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noun sub·ur·bia \sə-ˈbər-bē-ə\

Definition of suburbia

  1. 1 :  the suburbs of a city

  2. 2 :  people who live in the suburbs

  3. 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.

Origin and Etymology of suburbia

New Latin, from English suburb


First Known Use: 1895


SUBURBIA Defined for English Language Learners

suburbia

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noun sub·ur·bia \sə-ˈbər-bē-ə\

Definition of suburbia for English Language Learners

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


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