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exurb (noun) – A semirural region lying just beyond the suburbs of a city.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : “The outer, prosperous ring of the suburbs,” 1955, American English, from exurban, by 1838 (it seems to have arisen in the writings of the reform movement opposed to urban cemeteries), from ex- + urban, on model of suburban.