edge city
noun Date: 1988 a suburb that has developed its own political, economic, and commercial base independent of the central city

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  • Edge city — is an American term for a relatively new concentration of business, shopping, and entertainment outside a traditional urban area in what had recently been a residential suburb or semi rural community. The term was first used in Tom Wolfe s 1968… …   Wikipedia

  • Edge City — est un terme américain qui désigne un espace urbanisé périphérique qui concentre des entreprises, des services, des centres commerciaux et de loisirs. Le terme fut utilisé en 1991 dans un livre de Joel Garreau. Il l inventa alors qu il était… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Edge city — est un terme américain qui désigne un espace urbanisé périphérique qui concentre des entreprises, des services, des centres commerciaux et de loisirs. Le terme fut utilisé en 1991 dans un livre de Joel Garreau. Il l inventa alors qu il était… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • edge city — n AmE an area at the edge of a large city that has its own businesses, shops, offices etc, so that many of the people who used to live there while working in the large city now both live and work in the edge city …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Edge City — Der englische Begriff Edge City wurde von Joel Garreau geprägt. Er beschreibt große Außenstadtzentren, die multifunktional sind, also über sämtliche Merkmale einer eigenständigen Stadt verfügen. So zum Beispiel über ein großes Angebot an… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • edge city — noun : a suburb that has developed its own political, economic, and commercial base independent of the central city * * * ˌedge ˈcity 7 noun (NAmE) a large area of buildings on the edge of a city, usually near a main road   …   Useful english dictionary

  • edge city — edge′ cit′y n. cvb inf an area on the outskirts of a city having a high density of office buildings, shopping malls, hotels, etc • Etymology: 1985–90, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • edge city — an area on the outskirts of a city having a high density of office buildings, shopping malls, hotels, etc. [1985 90, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • edge city — n a sensation or situation in which one experiences tension, dread or anticipa tion. A dramatising of edgy heard among drug users and progressive music fans …   Contemporary slang

  • Goodbye to the Edge City — Infobox Album Name = Goodbye to the Edge City Type = studio Artist = Preston School of Industry Released = June 11, 2001 Recorded = Genre = Length = Label = Amazing Grease Records Producer = Reviews = Last album = This album = Next album = Debut… …   Wikipedia

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