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Bedroom Community

A primarily residential town where most residents commute to work in a larger city. For example, many industrial workers may live in a small town outside the city in which the factory is located; they must either drive or take public transportation to go to work each day. Bedroom communities generally have little economy of their own beyond retail shops for use by residents. They are often, but not always, suburbs.

bedroom community

An area consisting primarily of commuter residences and small local establishments—grocery,laundry,limited dining,and other similar businesses catering to residents—but no large employers.Also called a dormitory town.

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