- n. The populated area surrounding a city.
- n. by extension Plural form of suburb.
- From Latin sub ("at the foot of ") + urbs ("city") (Wiktionary)
“The rapid growth of office space in suburbs is creating "urban villages," which are confronting local governments with new kinds of urban-planning problems. by Christopher B. Leinberger and Charles Lockwood”
“Levittown, which becomes synonymous with the word suburbs, wins.”
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“Plenty of people who live in "suburbs" don't have either cars or mortgages.”
“Secondly, the “flexibility” you need in the suburbs is mainly a result of destinations being sprawled out, but this would connect a number of high-density T.O.D. areas.”
“Jobs are also increasingly located in suburbs rather than in central cities, and old-style suburb-to-central-city commutes are also declining.”
“Hell I have a .35 and even living in suburbs it can be hard to find ammo around deer season.”
“In areas where the schools are good, like certain suburbs, people are unwilling to pay anything in tuition, because they can get an equal schooling for free.”
“I think yo also find that the ethos of mega-capitalism (apply it to houses, cars, boats, etc.) that you find in suburbs/exurbs is strongly opposed by most rural Americans; indeed, they may be the section of our population that finds such thinking most alien and prima facie absurd (perhaps having to do with a closeness to nature that correctly understands growth without end is cancer and animals and chancre in plants).”
“They've got a chance at picking up the seat -- the Seventh District seat, close-in suburbs with increasing black population, that has been held by Joe Sestak, the Democratic Senate candidate.”
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List name taken from the Swedish naturalist Carl Jakob Sundevall's characterization of the greater adjutant stork as a "prodigy of ugliness". This list could include man-made things like cities, a...
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