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subcommunity

[ suhb-kuh-myoo-ni-tee, suhb-kuh-myoo- ]
/ ˈsʌb kəˌmyu nɪ ti, ˌsʌb kəˈmyu- /
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noun, plural sub·com·mu·ni·ties.

a self-contained community usually within the suburbs of a large urban area.

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Origin of subcommunity

First recorded in 1965–70; sub- + community
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