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a city at the center of a metropolitan area.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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The stink of exhaust, the mind-numbing tedium of traffic, parking lots blighting
Within the last decade, the town has experienced a huge influx of people from the
and other suburbs.
Stalls are so prestigious in this
market that family members will often camp out all night to hold on to a spot.
Rather, the suggestion is that demand for
life has grown relative to demand for suburban life.
In those cases, we're comparing a
with tight boundaries to a
plus its suburbs.
If you're staying in the
, there's really no need to rent a car.
Plan for large part of the
on a railroad right-of-way in densely traveled corridors.
They complement the traditional street signs which are often unfamiliar to infrequent visitors to the
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