Associations to the word «Suburb»


SUBURB, noun. A residential area located on the outskirts of a city or large town that usually includes businesses that cater to its residents; such as schools, grocery stores, shopping centers, restaurants, etc.
SUBURB, noun. (by extension) The outer part; the environment.
SUBURB, noun. (AU) (NZ) Any subdivision of a conurbation, not necessarily on the periphery.

Dictionary definition

SUBURB, noun. A residential district located on the outskirts of a city.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats