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purlieu

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1 a place for spending time or for socializing

  • the restaurant, the preferred purlieu of the theatergoing crowd, is always packed an hour or two before showtime
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2 purlieus plural an adjoining region or space

  • we stopped at one of the several pubs in the purlieus of the stadium
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3 purlieus plural the districts adjacent to a city

  • such gated communities are common among the purlieus of these Midwestern cities
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