- The definition of an exurb is an area beyond the suburbs where the wealthy people live.
A wealthy area where people live outside of the suburbs of Philadelphia is an example of an exurb.
Origin: ex- plush (sub)urb: coined (1955) by A. C. Spectorsky (1910-72), United States author and editor
- exurban adjective
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Origin: ex- + (sub)urb.
- ex·urˈban adjective
- ex·urˈban·iteˌ noun