Etymology
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suburbia (n.)

1876, from suburb + -ia, perhaps on the model of utopia.

updated on January 08, 2014

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Definitions of suburbia from WordNet

suburbia (n.)
a residential district located on the outskirts of a city;
Synonyms: suburb / suburban area
suburbia (n.)
suburbanites considered as a cultural class or subculture;
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