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səˈbɜr bənsub·ur·ban

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. suburbanadjective

    relating to or characteristic of or situated in suburbs

    "suburban population"


  1. suburbanadjective

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

  2. Etymology: From suburbanus, from prefix sub-, + urbs, + adjective suffix -anus.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Suburbanadjective

    Inhabiting the suburb.

    Etymology: suburbanus, Latin; from suburb.

    Poor clinches the suburban muse affords,
    And Panton waging harmless war with words. Dryden.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Suburbanadjective

    of or pertaining to suburbs; inhabiting, or being in, the suburbs of a city

  2. Suburbannoun

    one who dwells in the suburbs

  3. Etymology: [L. suburbanus.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of suburban in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of suburban in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of suburban in a Sentence

  1. John Avlon:

    But Republicans controlled the state legislature. They weren't about to make the congressional districts more representative of the actual electorate. No. So they went to work drawing districts that artificially increased their own advantage, connecting suburban districts with sprawling, rural communities, consolidating minority-heavy areas and generally painting Texas red.

  2. Michael McCormack:

    ( If) Verizon CTO could actually make a proof case that( high-band 5G) works, that could be a game changer, but the experience will be a lot different in the suburban and rural areas.

  3. David Price:

    The marginal seats now are a considerably different batch of seats than House Democrats were in 2008 or in 1994, and American politics has moved in a way that those suburban seats on cultural issues are more in the progressive column. Plus the Trump effect has been great on those seats.

  4. Fox News/Charles Creitz:

    This is what's bringing people together in suburban areas and metropolitans and in rural areas. This is part of the call of what we're finding through the grass roots that people respect other people's rights and the Republican Party continues to respect the parents' rights….

  5. Fox News:

    This is like the Biden-Harris commandment that everybody regardless of state or rural, suburban, urban, regardless of setting has to wear a mask when in public.

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