Meaning of “suburbia” in the English Dictionary

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"suburbia" in British English

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suburbianoun [ U ]

uk /səˈbɜː.bi.ə/ us /səˈbɝː.bi.ə/ 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.

(Definition of “suburbia” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"suburbia" in American English

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suburbianoun [ U ]

us /səˈbɜr·bi·ə/

the suburbs of a city, or suburbs in general

(Definition of “suburbia” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)