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One entry found for suburb.
Main Entry: sub·urb
Pronunciation: primarystresssschwab-secondarystressschwarb
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English suburb "part around the outer edge of a city," from early French (same meaning), from Latin suburbium (same meaning), from sub "under, close to" and urbs "city"
1 a : a part of a city or town near its outer edge b : a smaller community close to a city
2 plural : the area of homes close to or surrounding a city
- sub·ur·ban /sschwa-primarystressbschwar-bschwan/ adjective or noun

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