- a generalized area comprising the exurbs.
Origin of exurbia
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- mainly US the region outside the suburbs of a city, consisting of residential areas (exurbs) that are occupied predominantly by rich commuters (exurbanites)Compare stockbroker belt
Word Origin for exurbia
C20: from ex- 1 + Latin urbs city, on pattern of suburbia
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