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

  • adj. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a suburb.
  • adj. Located or residing in a suburb.
  • adj. Of, relating to, or characteristic of the culture, customs, and manners typical of life in the suburbs.
  • n. A suburbanite.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Relating to or characteristic of or situated on the outskirts of a city.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to suburbs; inhabiting, or being in, the suburbs of a city.
  • n. One who dwells in the suburbs.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to, inhabiting, or being in the suburbs of a city.
  • n. One who dwells in the suburbs of a city.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. relating to or characteristic of or situated in suburbs

Etymologies

From Latin suburbanus, from prefix sub- ("under"), + urbs ("city"), + adjective suffix -anus. (Wiktionary)

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