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

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  • n. Short form of suburb.

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Short for suburb.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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