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purlieus

noun
plural of purlieu

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1 an adjoining region or space
  • we stopped at one of the several pubs in the purlieus of the stadium

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2 the districts adjacent to a city
  • such gated communities are common among the purlieus of these Midwestern cities

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“Purlieus.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/purlieus. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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