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new town

n.
A planned urban community designed for self-sufficiency and providing housing, educational, commercial, and recreational facilities for its residents.

new town

n
(Human Geography) (in Britain) a town that has been planned as a complete unit and built with government sponsorship, esp to accommodate overspill population

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n.
(sometimes caps.) a planned urban community that combines residential, commercial, and recreational areas.
[1915–20]
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Noun1.new town - a planned urban community created in a rural or undeveloped area and designed to be self-sufficient with its own housing and education and commerce and recreation
populated area, urban area - a geographical area constituting a city or town
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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new town

n (Brit) → nuovo centro urbano (creato con fondi pubblici)
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