the suburbs

Definition of the suburbs

  1. :  towns or other areas where people live in houses near a larger city the suburbs of Chicago; also :  one of the suburbs of a city She left the city and moved to the suburbs.

Word by Word Definitions

suburbplay suburbs
  1. :  an outlying part of a city or town

    :  a smaller community adjacent to or within commuting distance of a city

    :  the residential area on the outskirts of a city or large town

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