exurbia
noun Date: 1955 the generalized region of exurbs

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • exurbia — ☆ exurbia [eks ʉr′bē ə ] n. the exurbs collectively; usually used to connote an affluent lifestyle regarded as characteristic of exurbanites …   English World dictionary

  • exurbia — /ek serr bee euh, eg zerr /, n. a generalized area comprising the exurbs. [1950 55, Amer.; EX 1 + (SUB)URBIA] * * * …   Universalium

  • exurbia — noun A residential area beyond the suburbs Syn: exurb See Also: exurban …   Wiktionary

  • exurbia — ex·ur·bia || ɪg zɜːbɪə n. living areas beyond the periphery of a city, living areas beyond the suburbs …   English contemporary dictionary

  • exurbia — [ɛk sə:bɪə] noun N. Amer. the exurbs collectively …   English new terms dictionary

  • exurbia — ex·ur·bia …   English syllables

  • exurbia — ex•ur•bi•a [[t]ɛkˈsɜr bi ə, ɛgˈzɜr [/t]] n. a generalized area comprising the exurbs • Etymology: 1950–55, amer.; ex I+ (sub) urbia …   From formal English to slang

  • exurbia — /ˈɛksɜbiə/ (say ekserbeeuh) noun an area connected to a city but more remote than suburbia …   Australian English dictionary

  • exurbia — n. the exurbs collectively; the region beyond the suburbs. Etymology: EX (1), after suburbia …   Useful english dictionary

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