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noun as in Middle America

noun as in outskirts

noun as in silent majority

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Example Sentences

This study conducted by Justin Brown determined that during the 2004 to 2005 nesting season in suburbia Chicago, coyotes were responsible for 75 to 78 percent of Canada goose nest depredation.

Because this version of suburbia is increasingly hard to find.

He added that his stores “don’t allow us to reach deep into suburbia.”

From Fortune

This new urban form, they hoped, would rein in the chaos and sprawl of suburbia, filling people’s lives with art and music, and giving order to an expanding free market of consumer goods.

From Time

Apartment complexes have been the specialty of the Kushner family, whose real estate holdings have spanned the mid-Atlantic and Midwest in recent years, with thousands of units scattered across suburbia.

Hostility to the non-urban regions includes a detestation of suburbia.

Growing up in that suburbia and air of pop culture, these images stayed with me like a weird dream.

Camberwell (in South London) was still seen as suburbia in the 1920s.

He documented America as it really was, from the political unrest to the rise of suburbia.

Santa is a fixture in a fixture in holiday calendars, at malls, and on lawns across suburbia.

In her most rebellious moods the leaven of Philistia (or the British equivalent, Suburbia) comes to the surface.

Only, it'll be kind of sad to see the old planets go—to be replaced by a wonderful super-suburbia.

He bore the stamp of suburbia all over him, and his accent was peculiarly that of London.

Instead of having arrived at distinction they had come to new red-brick suburbia in a grimy, small town.

He spoke with a cultured English accent more than a Cockney or a suburbia accent.


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On this page you'll find 47 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to suburbia, such as: bourgeoisie, silent majority, subtopia, and the burbs.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.