Did you perhaps mean burn?
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Informal A suburb: "when the condos get so dense out in those 'burbs that the deer have to run right through hot tubs” ( Russell Baker).
- n. colloquial Short form of suburb.
- Short for suburb. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“When you live in an unincorporated "burb," you don't have to worry about cluttered junk around the yard or my tin building, which is full of old computers; and outside of it, I have gutted Macintoshes and various other digital peripherials.”
“Why such sudden interest?" he replied, "Where is the 'burb' on his nose?”
“This is terrible news happening right in the 'burb's backyard.”
“On the one hand, environmentalists champion the city: The more densely people are packed into urban areas, the less land will be gobbled up by the dreaded suburbs and the fewer fossil fuels will be used to commute from burb to urb.”
“As you know, I live out in the poverty ridden burb of el Chante.”
“One was in a New York burb and the other within one of the outer boroughs, and both were pretty isolating places.”
“Olathe, Kansas (KC 'burb) love to hunt, hunt, hunt fish a little now and then.”
“I live in a Boston burb and the liquor stores charge for those boxes.”
“Then a miracle happened, the guy took an off-ramp and turned into a cul-de-sac somewhere out in that Godforsaken burb.”
“Hillary is postioning herself to do a Cuomo, and bump Obama to the burb.”
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