burb
noun Etymology: by shortening Date: 1971 suburbusually used in plural

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • burb — ˈbərb noun ( s) Etymology: by shortening : suburb * * * /berrb/, n. Slang. suburb. [by shortening] * * * burb /bûrb/ (US inf) noun A short form of ↑suburb * * * [bərb] n. usu. the …   Useful english dictionary

  • burb — [ba> b] n. a suburb. (Usually plural.) □ I’ve lived in the burbs all my life. □ Our burb is too far from the city for much pollution …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • burb — /berrb/, n. Slang. suburb. [by shortening] * * * …   Universalium

  • 'burb — noun a short form of suburb …   Wiktionary

  • burb — noun Short form of suburb …   Wiktionary

  • burb — n British a stylish or good looking male. The der ivation of the word, recorded in 2000, is obscure, although it may refer to the Burberry brand …   Contemporary slang

  • burb — noun N. Amer. informal short for suburb …   English new terms dictionary

  • burb — [[t]bɜrb[/t]] n. Slang. sts Usu., burbs. suburb • Etymology: by shortening …   From formal English to slang

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  • Burb Dschiolof — Burb Dschiolof, Reich auf der Westküste des nördlichen Afrika; ist eins der 5 Reiche der Dschiolofen, zwischen Senegal u. Gambia, u. war früher das mächtigste, das alle beherrschte; in seinem südlichen Theile ist es sehr reich an Mimosenwaldungen …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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