The definition of a suburb is an area of homes outside of a city.(noun)
An example of a suburb is a series of gated communities outside of a large city.
See suburb in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < L suburbium < sub-, under, near + urbs (gen. urbis), town
See suburb in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English suburbe
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Latin suburbium
Origin: : sub-, sub-
Origin: + urbs, urb-, city.
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