Definition of edge city noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


edge city

BrE BrE//ˌedʒ ˈsɪti//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌedʒ ˈsɪti//
(North American English)
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a large area of buildings on the edge of a city, usually near a main road Word Origin1991: coined by J. Garreau in a book of the same name.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: edge city