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sub·urb

 (sŭb′ûrb′)
n.
1. A usually residential area or community outlying a city.
2. suburbs The usually residential region around a major city; the environs.

[Middle English suburbe, from Old French, from Latin suburbium : sub-, sub- + urbs, urb-, city; see wer-2 in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]

suburb

(ˈsʌbɜːb)
n
(Human Geography) a residential district situated on the outskirts of a city or town
[C14: from Latin suburbium, from sub- close to + urbs a city]
ˈsuburbed adj

sub•urb

(ˈsʌb ɜrb)

n.
1. a district lying immediately outside a city or town, esp. a smaller residential community.
2. the suburbs, the area composed of such districts.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin suburbium=sub- sub- + urb(s) city + -ium -ium1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.suburb - a residential district located on the outskirts of a citysuburb - a residential district located on the outskirts of a city
residential area, residential district, community - a district where people live; occupied primarily by private residences
addition - a suburban area laid out in streets and lots for a future residential area
bedroom community - a community where many commuters live
faubourg - a New Orleans district lying outside the original city limits; used in combination with the names of various quarters of the city; "in Faubourg Sainte-Marie"
stockbroker belt - a wealthy residential suburb
outskirt, fringe - a part of the city far removed from the center; "they built a factory on the outskirts of the city"

suburb

noun residential area, neighbourhood, outskirts, precincts, suburbia, environs, purlieus, dormitory area (Brit.), faubourgs a suburb of Manchester

suburb

noun
The periphery of a city or town.Used in plural:
edge, environs, fringe, outskirt (often used in plural), skirt (used in plural).
Translations
ضَاحِيَةضاحِيَه
předměstí
forstad
esikaupunki
predgrađe
úthverfi
近郊郊外
교외
priemiesčiai
priekšpilsēta
predmestje
förort
ชานเมือง
ngoại ô

suburb

[ˈsʌbɜːb] N
1. (affluent) a London suburbuna zona residencial de las afueras de Londres
I live in the suburbsvivo en una zona residencial de las afueras (de la ciudad)
new suburbbarrio m nuevo, ensanche m
2. (poor) → suburbio m
one of the city's poorer suburbsuno de los suburbios más pobres de la ciudad

suburb

[ˈsʌbɜːrb] nbanlieue f
a suburb of Paris → une banlieue de Paris
the suburbs → la banlieue
They live in the suburbs → Ils habitent en banlieue.

suburb

nVorort m; in the suburbsam Stadtrand

suburb

[ˈsʌbɜːb] nsobborgo
to live in the suburbs → vivere in periferia

suburb

(ˈsabəːb) noun
(often in plural) an area of houses on the outskirts of a city, town etc. Edgbaston is a suburb of Birmingham; They decided to move out to the suburbs.
suˈburban adjective
of suburbs. suburban housing.
suˈburbia (-biə) noun
the suburbs.

suburb

ضَاحِيَة předměstí forstad Vorort προάστιο barrio residencial esikaupunki banlieue predgrađe sobborgo 郊外 교외 voorstad forstad przedmieście subúrbio пригород förort ชานเมือง banliyö ngoại ô 郊区
References in classic literature ?
Both stood in a suburb of the city, which was still countrylike, with groves and lawns, large gardens, and quiet streets.
We had struck a suburb of London, outside the walls, and this was a sample of one sort of London society.
At its opposite extremity the street leads to a deserted martello tower, and to the forlorn outlying suburb of Slaughden, between the river Alde and the sea.
The wine was red wine, and had stained the ground of the narrow street in the suburb of Saint Antoine, in Paris, where it was spilled.
As Bees In spring time, when the Sun with Taurus rides, Poure forth thir populous youth about the Hive In clusters; they among fresh dews and flowers Flie to and fro, or on the smoothed Plank, The suburb of thir Straw-built Cittadel, New rub'd with Baume, expatiate and confer Thir State affairs.
From one of these spells he was wakened by the stoppage of the cab; and, getting down, found himself in quite a country road, the last lamp of the suburb shining some way below, and the high walls of a garden rising before him in the dark.
Athos walked in the direction indicated, and reached the suburb situated at the opposite extremity of the city from that by which he and his friends had entered it.
They were willing and ready to retrace their steps, when, in crossing the suburb which leads to the gates of the town, upon a white wall which was at the corner of a street turning around the rampart, Athos cast his eyes upon a drawing in black chalk, which represented, with the awkwardness of a first attempt, two cavaliers riding furiously; one of them carried a roll of paper on which were written these words: "They are following us.
As to Henry C-, the next in age and wisdom of our band, he had broken loose from the unyielding rigidity of his family, solidly rooted, if I remember rightly, in a well-to-do London suburb.
Today I have squandered fifteen thousand roubles at that accursed roulette of yours, and though, five years ago, I promised the people of a certain suburb of Moscow to build them a stone church in place of a wooden one, I have been fooling away my money here
He stepped into an open cab, made his conductor sit beside him to answer questions, bade the driver go fast (he had a particular aversion to slow driving) and rolled, in all probability through a dusty suburb, to the goal of his pilgrimage.
Though he would not say so, Kim of course disbelieved every word the drummer-boy spoke about the Liverpool suburb which was his England.