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stockbroker belt

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(Human Geography) informal Brit the area outside a city, esp London, in which rich commuters live. Compare exurbia
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Noun1.stockbroker belt - a wealthy residential suburb
suburb, suburban area, suburbia - a residential district located on the outskirts of a city
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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Or will this mean there will be more swimming pools around the stockbroker belts at the expense of us Northerners?
It is close in this respect to parts of Scotland and rural Wales, but is compared to the wealthy stockbroker belts of the home counties.
Many owners in the stockbroker belts are suffering from the stock market downturn and their loss of annual bonuses.