burbs


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burbs

The suburbs. I'm not ready to give up city life and move to the burbs just yet.
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burb

(bɚb)
n. a suburb. (Usually plural.) I’ve lived in the burbs all my life.
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And just because a lawyer works in the burbs doesn't make him any less of a lawyer, agreed Harrison.
Sellers in the 'burbs who are looking to move into a trade-up property (homes priced roughly in the high six- and low seven-figure range) are finding that they're unable to sell their starter homes.
Gratiot (pronounced "GRAY-shut") serves the eastern burbs; Fort Street the DownRiviera (southwest riverfront).
In the suburban world of nice homes, lawns and new cars it's easy to forget about social justice and brotherly love, but Justice in the Burbs: Being in the Hands of Jesus Wherever You Live shows it is in the suburbs as well as in urban areas, using plenty of case history examples to portray the places God is discovered in the habits of man.
The municipality of Oliver Paipoonge, a sprawling rural community of 5,800 on the western outskirts of Thunder Bay, is adding 40 acres onto its Rubin Industrial Park to encourage companies to move out to the 'burbs'."
Dimple Lala is the confused, almost- 17-year-old daughter of Indian parents living in the 'burbs of New Jersey.
Here in the burbs just north of Philadelphia, there used to be a lot of frogs--bullfrogs, leopard frogs, spring peepers--and also toads of assorted sizes.
IT'S AN ESTABLISHED TREND--Americans are moving beyond the 'burbs' to rural areas.
God spare me--"The International." You sure know how to appeal to the folks in the "burbs." I was truly appalled by your hateful cover on your May-June issue.
They also include a number of photographs of the homes in their eventual settings, inspiring some envy in those of us whose half-million-dollar home in the burbs looks remarkably similar.
With the working files on the CD-ROM provided, Derakhshani introduces computer graphics and 3D and the Maya interface, then jumps right into the first animation with opportunities to learn about functions and modify the project through modeling with BURBS and polygons, shading and texturing, beginning to think like an animator, lighting, rendering, and making full use of the software's dynamics.
The burbs are becoming ethnic stews, attracting immigrants in greater numbers than big cities are.
For the first time in history, the majority of American citizens live in the suburbs" writes curator Ellen Keiter in her catalogue essay for the exhibition, "I [heart] the Burbs," which opens at the Katonah Museum of Art on Jan.
Because mainstream newspapers that have barely figured out how to reach Hispanics in teeming city neighborhoods are discovering that increasing numbers of Latinos are diffused in the sprawling 'burbs. Reflejos is virtually the only paper with any real experience in reaching these suburbanites who simultaneously embrace the cultural values of their Latino city cousins and their Middle-America neighbors.
We both grew up in metropolitan Detroit area and saw the death of its downtown and resulting ghetto due to poor city planning and support and the development of the 'burbs. Little Rock needs to wake up and learn from the lessons of other large cities.