Definition of the suburbs
: 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
: 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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