subtopia

/ (sʌbˈtəʊpɪə) /

noun

British suburban development that encroaches on rural areas yet appears to offer the attractions of country life to suburban dwellers

Derived Forms

subtopian, adjective

Word Origin for subtopia

C20: blend of suburb + Utopia
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