Definition of suburbanism in English:

suburbanism

noun

  • The distinctive characteristics of suburban life; suburban character; the fact of living in suburbs. Also as a count noun: a characteristic peculiar to the residents of suburbs.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From suburban + -ism. Compare earlier suburbanity and later urbanism.

Pronunciation

suburbanism

/səˈbəːbənɪz(ə)m//səˈbəːb(ə)nɪz(ə)m/