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    a rural suburb: an area where farms and housing developments exist side by side, with many residents commuting to work in cities

    What we saw led us to come up with the concept of ruburbs – rural suburbs – which saw people living a suburban life but further and further out of the major cities.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 14/01/2015


a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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