What is another word for burbs?

320 synonyms found


[ bˈɜːbz], [ bˈɜːbz], [ b_ˈɜː_b_z]

The word "burbs" is an informal slang referring to the suburbs or suburban areas. There are several synonyms to this word, including the suburbs, outskirts, hinterlands, exurbs, periphery, and fringe. The suburbs are residential areas surrounding a city, usually characterized by a suburban lifestyle. Outskirts are the outermost parts of a city, while hinterlands are the often remote and rural areas surrounding it. Exurbs are regions located beyond the suburbs and may still retain some elements of a rural lifestyle. Periphery refers to the outer edges, usually far from the center of activity, while the fringe is the outermost part of an area where the suburb meets the rural countryside.

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How to use "Burbs" in context?

The neighborhood of the suburbs is always associated with vast fields, large houses and wide streets. In the days of the horse and buggy, the suburbs were the place for those who could afford to leave the city. It wasn't until the 1920s that the first suburb, Grosse Pointe Park, began to be built. But it wasn't until the 1950s that the suburbs really began to take off. The suburbs are now a staple of American life and are recognizable everywhere.

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