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suburbia

[ suh-bur-bee-uh ]
/ səˈbɜr bi ə /
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noun
suburbs collectively.
suburbanites collectively.
the social or cultural aspects of life in the suburbs.
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Origin of suburbia

First recorded in 1895–1900; suburb + -ia

historical usage of suburbia

See urban.
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British Dictionary definitions for suburbia

suburbia
/ (səˈbɜːbɪə) /

noun
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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