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Word of the Day 07/18/17 Exurb

Exurb (noun)
exurb [ek-serb, eg-zerb]


noun
1. a small, usually prosperous, community situated beyond the suburbs of a city.



Origin: An Americanism dating back to 1950-55; ex- + (sub)urb

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