the social or cultural aspects of life in the suburbs.
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How to use suburbia in a sentence
This study conducted by Justin Brown determined that during the 2004 to 2005 nesting season in suburbia Chicago, coyotes were responsible for 75 to 78 percent of Canada goose nest depredation.
Because this version of suburbia is increasingly hard to find.
He added that his stores “don’t allow us to reach deep into suburbia.”Kohl’s replaces J.C. Penney as Sephora’s U.S. big retail partner | Phil Wahba | December 1, 2020 | Fortune
This new urban form, they hoped, would rein in the chaos and sprawl of suburbia, filling people’s lives with art and music, and giving order to an expanding free market of consumer goods.The COVID-19 Pandemic Has Been Tough on Shopping Malls. History Suggests We Should Be Wary of What Might Replace Them | Sam Wetherell | October 28, 2020 | Time
Apartment complexes have been the specialty of the Kushner family, whose real estate holdings have spanned the mid-Atlantic and Midwest in recent years, with thousands of units scattered across suburbia.The Kushners’ Freddie Mac Loan Wasn’t Just Massive. It Came With Unusually Good Terms, Too. | by Heather Vogell | October 1, 2020 | ProPublica
Hostility to the non-urban regions includes a detestation of suburbia.
Growing up in that suburbia and air of pop culture, these images stayed with me like a weird dream.Tim Burton Talks ‘Big Eyes,’ His Taste For the Macabre, and the ‘Beetlejuice’ Sequel | Marlow Stern | December 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Camberwell (in South London) was still seen as suburbia in the 1920s.Sarah Waters: Queen of the Tortured Lesbian Romance | Tim Teeman | September 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He documented America as it really was, from the political unrest to the rise of suburbia.Garry Winogrand’s American Hustle Comes To The Met | Justin Jones | June 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Santa is a fixture in a fixture in holiday calendars, at malls, and on lawns across suburbia.
In her most rebellious moods the leaven of Philistia (or the British equivalent, suburbia) comes to the surface.Ivory Apes and Peacocks | James Huneker
Only, it'll be kind of sad to see the old planets go—to be replaced by a wonderful super-suburbia.The Planet Strappers | Raymond Zinke Gallun
He bore the stamp of suburbia all over him, and his accent was peculiarly that of London.Mademoiselle of Monte Carlo | William Le Queux
Instead of having arrived at distinction they had come to new red-brick suburbia in a grimy, small town.The Rainbow | D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
He spoke with a cultured English accent more than a Cockney or a suburbia accent.Warren Commission (11 of 26): Hearings Vol. XI (of 15) | The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
British Dictionary definitions for suburbia
suburbs or the people living in them considered as an identifiable community or class in society
the life, customs, etc, of suburbanites
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