Suburb

  • 21 suburb — noun Etymology: Middle English suburbe, from Anglo French, from Latin suburbium, from sub near + urbs city more at sub Date: 14th century 1. a. an outlying part of a city or town b. a smaller community adjacent to or within commuting distance of… …

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  • 22 suburb — suburbed, adj. /sub errb/, n. 1. a district lying immediately outside a city or town, esp. a smaller residential community. 2. the suburbs, the area composed of such districts. 3. an outlying part. [1350 1400; ME < L suburbium, equiv. to sub SUB… …

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  • 23 suburb — noun a) the area on the periphery of a city or large town that falls between being truly part of the city, but is not countryside either. b) (Australian and New Zealand English) any subdivision of a conurbation, not necessarily on the periphery …

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  • 24 suburb — Synonyms and related words: Stadt, banlieue, boom town, borough, bourg, burg, burgh, city, conurbation, exurb, exurbia, faubourg, ghost town, greater city, market town, megalopolis, metropolis, metropolitan area, municipality, outskirts, polis,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 25 Suburb — Forstad …

    Danske encyklopædi

  • 26 suburb — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. outlying district, residential district, suburbia, outskirts, banlieue (French), neighborhood; see also area 2 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. residential district, bedroom community, suburbia, *burbs, suburban district …

    English dictionary for students

  • 27 Suburb — Sub|urb auch: Su|burb 〈 [sʌ̣bœ:b] f.; Gen.: , Pl.: s〉 Vorstadt, Randbezirk [Etym.: engl.] …

    Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • 28 suburb — see URBAN …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 29 suburb — sub·urb || sÊŒbÉœrb / sÊŒbɜːb n. residential area lying on the outskirts of a city or town …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 30 SUBURB — Suburburibus …

    Abbreviations in Latin Inscriptions

  • 31 suburb — noun an outlying district of a city, especially a residential one. Origin ME: from OFr. suburbe or L. suburbium, from sub near to + urbs, urb city …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 32 suburb — n 1. outlying district or region, faubourg, purlieu, Sl. shruburb, bedroom community; environs, outskirts, Sl. burbs, Fr. banlieue; neighborhood, Fr. alentours. vicinity, vicinage, area, surrounding area. 2. edge, fringe, periphery, perimeter,… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 33 suburb — sub·urb …

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  • 34 suburb — [ˈsʌbɜːb] noun [C] an area or town near a large city but away from its centre, where there are many houses …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 35 suburb — sub•urb [[t]ˈsʌb ɜrb[/t]] n. 1) a district lying immediately outside a city or town, esp. a smaller residential community 2) cvb the suburbs, the area composed of such districts • Etymology: 1350–1400; ME < L suburbium=sub sub +urb(s) city +… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 36 suburb — /ˈsʌbɜb / (say suberb) noun 1. a district, usually residential and to some degree remote from the business or administrative centre of a city or large town and enjoying its own facilities, as schools, shopping centres, train stations, etc. 2. an… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 37 Suburb — Su|b|urb [ zabø:ɐ̯p ], die; , s <englisch> (englische Bezeichnung für Vorstadt) …

    Die deutsche Rechtschreibung

  • 38 suburb —   Hu a. Cf. huli3 …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 39 suburb — A township, village, or other municipality adjacent to a city, having an identity because of the number of residents or the business or industrial operations therein conducted …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 40 suburb — see URBAN …

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