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suburb

An outlying residential area some distance from a city's core.

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Prior's Park, or, more properly, the surrounding district of Holinwall, was a country seat that had become a suburb; having once had only a dependent village at its doors, it now found outside all its doors the signals of the expansion of London.
In the village or suburb outside there's an inn with the sign of St.
For example, the metropolitan Los Angeles suburb, Lakewood, has been designated an inner suburb with all the problems that entails.
"When businesses move to a suburb and bring the workforce there, those people come and spend money and that drives sales tax for the community," he adds.
transit options and job opportunities, the suburb is predominantly a
The noticeable lack of concern about suburbia is one prominent phenomenon pointed out in several recent critical works on the English suburb. The primary reason of its absence, according to Webster, is that the English literary and literary critical discourses have been dominated by the country/city dichotomy, and that, while highly valuing the urban, they rarely bestow on the suburb an equally important status (4).
Frisco, part of the DFW metroplex, and Pearland, a Houston suburb, were also among the top 10.
(Car-free suburb - pages 4&5) SHOULD Cardiff council's plan to introduce Britain's first car-free suburb ever come to fruition it could go one of two ways.
Instead, Danville, a suburb of the Oakland-San Francisco-Freemont metropolitan area, ranks first according to new 2011 forecast data released by Pinpoint Demographics.
Beirut's eastern suburb of Bouchrieh is a prime example of the increasing popularity of the 'burbs.
A BLAST targeting a busload of Iranian pilgrims in a suburb of Damascus yesterday, killed up to 12 people, it was reported yesterday.
Because of its sensitive position as a demarcation line separating warring factions throughout the Lebanese 15-year civil war, the southern suburb was heavily damaged and the area witnessed violent bombings by US warships in 1983.