Definition of Bedroom Community
(noun) A suburb from which large amounts of workers commute.
Example of Bedroom Community
Bedroom Community Pronunciation
Syllabification: bed·room com·mu·ni·ty
- American English – /bEd-room kuh-myOO-nuh-tee/
- British English – /bE-droom kuh-myOO-ni-tee/
International Phonetic Alphabet
- American English – /ˈbɛˌdrum kəmˈjunəti/
- British English – /ˈbɛdru(ː)m kəˈmjuːnɪti/
- Plural: bedroom communities
- Also called:
- bedroom suburb
- bedroom town
- commuter town
- dormitory suburb
- dormitory town
- dormitory village
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ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “bedroom community.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved February 5, 2023 (https://sociologydictionary.org/bedroom-community/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
bedroom community. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/bedroom-community/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “bedroom community.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed February 5, 2023. https://sociologydictionary.org/bedroom-community/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“bedroom community.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 5 Feb. 2023. <https://sociologydictionary.org/bedroom-community/>.