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[ek-serb, eg-zerb] /ˈɛk sərb, ˈɛg zərb/
noun
1.
a small, usually prosperous, community situated beyond the suburbs of a city.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55, Americanism; ex-1 + (sub)urb
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Examples for exurb
  • They are found in exurb an, rural, or agricultural areas.
Word Origin and History for exurb
exurb
1955, Amer.Eng., from L. ex- + urb "city," on model of suburb. The outer, prosperous ring of the suburbs. Related: Exurbanite.
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