KJV Dictionary Definition: suburbed


SUB'URBED, a. Bordering on a suburb; having a suburb on its out part.


SUB'URBS, n. L. suburbium; sub and urbs, a city.

1. A building without the walls of a city, but near them; or more generally, the parts that lie without the walls, but in the vicinity of a city. The word may signify buildings, streets or territory. We say, a house stands in the suburbs; a garden is situated in the suburbs of London or Paris.

2. The confines; the out part.

The suburb of their straw-built citadel.