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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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The planned settlement includes about 2,500 housing units and its population will be formed by religious and secular communities.
The US joined Europe in denouncing the planned settlement expansion as counter-productive to Israeli-Palestinian diplomacy, frozen since 2010.
Bert expressed deep concern over the planned settlement construction and said: "Any decision about any other measures the UK might take will depend on the outcome of our discussions with the Israeli government and with international partners including the U.
The planned settlement dates back to 1984 and includes 390 residential units.
This 'village of living history' is a fascinating place and is one of the finest examples of a planned settlement in England.
At a cabinet meeting on Sunday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu publicly rejected the Obama administration's request for a halt to construction of a planned settlement in Sheik Jarrah, located in Israeli-occupied East Jerusalem.
The Transport & General Workers' Union endorsed the planned settlement and recommended it to members as they voted on it.
A special meeting of Infogrames Entertainment's shareholders has been called for January 19, 2005, at which participants will be asked to approve the planned settlement of the OCEANE 2005 bond debt.

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