bedroom community

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bedroom community

See satellite community; also called a dormitory suburb.
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Okotoks--a place for families: Calgary bedroom communities attract developers and builders looking for new markets.
As economist John Kenneth Galbraith implies in The Culture Of Contentment (Houghton Mifflin, 1992), it is the idolatry of the home as a private dwelling and the cult of individualism that have allowed us to construct bedroom communities, and pour creature comforts into suburban houses, and have left our urban and national infrastructures - our bridges, schools, airports, hospitals, and indeed the very hearts of our cities - without the necessary funds.
or the bedroom communities with no sense of identity, Monroe Center will provide the environment for all to engage, explore and enjoy.