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English definition of “suburbia”

suburbia

noun [U]     /səˈbɜː.bi.ə/ US  /-ˈbɝː-/ mainly disapproving
the outer parts of a town, where there are houses, but no large shops, places of work, or places of entertainment: They live in a two-bedroomed house in the heart of suburbia.Areas in towns and cities the way of life of people who live in the outer parts of a town: He has written a book about middle-class suburbia.Lifestyles and their study
(Definition of suburbia noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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