pertaining to, inhabiting, or being in a suburb or the suburbs of a city or town.
characteristic of a suburb or suburbs.
a short overcoat for casual wear.

1615–25; < Latin suburbānus, equivalent to sub- sub- + urb(s) city + -ānus -an

suburbanism, noun
nonsuburban, adjective, noun
semisuburban, adjective
unsuburban, adjective

rural, suburban, urban (see synonym study at rural). Unabridged
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suburban (səˈbɜːbən)
1.  of, relating to, situated in, or inhabiting a suburb or the suburbs
2.  characteristic of or typifying a suburb or the suburbs
3.  censorious narrow or unadventurous in outlook
4.  another word for suburbanite

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Example sentences
Septic systems work well in rural and some suburban settings, where sewers are
  necessary in urban areas by today's standards.
One that also distinguishes between those raised in urban environments and
  those who migrated from rural or suburban environments.
The poverty rate dropped in rural areas and rose in urban and suburban ones.
Part of his motivation was to remedy the gap in urban and suburban studies,
  which is his other major interest of the past decade.
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