exurbia : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  a residential area outside of a city and beyond suburbia

  • Alienated by whatever obscure forces from her parentsboth of whom had previously been divorced she had traded the security of exurbia for the turned-on squalor of hippie .
  • Troy plays the part, as the ads put it, of an "intruder in Connecticut's Million-Dollar Mile," which sounds like moneyed exurbia and turns out to be rich tobacco country in the .
  • In these short stories, the author writes again of exurbia: the proletariat of vice presidents, the charming, irresponsible remnants of old fami lies, and the winning eccentrics.
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  • The end of the suburbs
    When the United States suffered its epic housing bust, no part of the country felt the agony more than the suburbs. Of course, suburbia and its farthest reaches (known as exurbia) were where the most egregious homebuilding excesses took place.
    July 8, 2013 - CNN Money

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