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What is another word for purlieus?

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Noun
A surrounding area or vicinity
Noun
The outer parts of a town, city or area
“During the night, four hundred armed ruffians left Buffalo to re-enforce the invaders, and many more swarmed in the lowest purlieu of the city.”
Noun
The outside or furthest limit or extremity of an object, area or surface
Noun
The range, scope or extent of something
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Plural for a place for meeting and socializing with others
“When the weather turned cold the boys took to the warmth of the Blue Moon Diner, a favorite purlieu specializing in good food, hot coffee, and warm camaraderie.”
Noun
Plural for a neighboring or surrounding area or region
“They hang around the purlieus of our towns and drink their ale, which they very seldom pay for themselves.”
Noun
Plural for a dilapidated neighborhood where many people live in a state of poverty
Noun
Plural for the outside limit of an object, area, or surface
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