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 Dictionary entry overview: What does suburban area mean? 

  The noun SUBURBAN AREA has 1 sense:

1. a residential district located on the outskirts of a city

  Familiarity information: SUBURBAN AREA used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1suburban area [BACK TO TOP]


A residential district located on the outskirts of a city

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position


suburb; suburban area; suburbia

Hypernyms ("suburban area" is a kind of...):

community; residential area; residential district (a district where people live; occupied primarily by private residences)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "suburban area"):

addition (a suburban area laid out in streets and lots for a future residential area)

bedroom community (a community where many commuters live)

faubourg (a New Orleans district lying outside the original city limits; used in combination with the names of various quarters of the city)

stockbroker belt (a wealthy residential suburb)

Instance hyponyms:

Wimbledon (a suburb of London and the headquarters of the club where annual international tennis championships are played on grass courts)

Clichy; Clichy-la-Garenne (a northwestern suburb of Paris; the residence of the Merovingian royalty in the 7th century)

Orly (a southeastern suburb of Paris; site of an international airport serving Paris)

Sun City (a residential suburb of Phoenix)

Holonyms ("suburban area" is a part of...):

fringe; outskirt (a part of the city far removed from the center)

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