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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A typically exurban area.

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  • n. A residential area beyond the suburbs.

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  • n. a residential area outside of a city and beyond suburbia

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  • Compare lexurbia, the area outside a dictionary where fringe-dwelling words live.

    December 8, 2008