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suburbia

noun [U] uk   /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. the way of life of people who live in the outer parts of a town: He has written a book about middle-class suburbia.
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