In 1964, the country still had far fewer roads, highways, and suburbs than it does today.
She is an adult and just a housewife from the suburbs to these people.
Not anything like a tough-guy novelist who works the street the way Updike works the suburbs.
suburbs have more poor people mainly because they have more people, write Joel Kotkin and Wendell Cox.
Historically, suburbs served largely as residential areas, so-called bedroom communities, but their share of steadily.
So presently he had them in a carriage and bowling through the streets which led toward the suburbs.
It is situated on a sandy plain, and the suburbs are comparatively few.
There was scarcely any sunshine, and every now and then a gloomy haze, like the smoke in London suburbs, invaded us.
"All that can be seen from here is the suburbs," said the guide, in an offended tone.
She has hired a van and ridden about the suburbs pretending to sell domestic articles.
mid-14c., "residential area outside a town or city," from Old French suburbe, from Latin suburbium "an outlying part of a city," from sub "below, near" (see sub-) + urbs (genitive urbis) "city." An Old English word for it was underburg. Close to crowds but just beyond the reach of municipal jurisdiction, suburbs in 17c., especially those of London, had a sense of "inferior, debased, and licentious habits or life" (e.g. suburban sinner, slang for "loose woman, prostitute"). By 1817, the tinge had shifted to "inferior manners and narrow views." Compare also French equivalent faubourg.
[T]he growth of the metropolis throws vast numbers of people into distant dormitories where ... life is carried on without the discipline of rural occupations and without the cultural resources that the Central District of the city still retains. [Lewis Mumford, 1922]
the immediate vicinity of a city or town (Num. 35:3, 7; Ezek. 45:2). In 2 Kings 23:11 the Hebrew word there used (parvarim) occurs nowhere else. The Revised Version renders it "precincts." The singular form of this Hebrew word (parvar) is supposed by some to be the same as Parbar (q.v.), which occurs twice in 1 Chr. 26:18.