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new town

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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 town homes and patio homes are an integral part of a 110 acre master planned development called Southgate, that will also include restaurants, retail, and offices.
All residents will also have access to a future planned town park as well as an existing multi-sport complex, providing the opportunity to connect with nature and enjoy an active lifestyle.
The Nominate Your House project is asking people to help decide which style of 1950s semidetached social housing should be built in its planned town.
Ave Maria, an unincorporated planned town, boasts streets named after saints and is the site of Ave Maria University, a conservative Catholic institution.
Already a pilot project has been launched to the north of Cambridge, at the site of the former RAF base at Northstowe to create the largest planned town since Milton Keynes was built in Buckinghamshire.
Baharestan is a new planned town situated 15 km south of Isfahan and north of Lashtar mountains along Isfahan-Shiraz road.
Houses are built as the lots are purchased (and often offered as rentals so they don't stand empty for part of the year), and owners have a say in the design of their homes--meaning there's a lot more personality than you might expect from a planned town.
The other four towns have planned town meetings to vote on increases in their Wachusett assessments for the current fiscal year.
The concerns were voiced ahead of a planned town hall protest today against Liverpool council's plans to streamline two-thirds of the city's children's centres.
An artist's impression of a planned town centre scheme for Talbot Green
So on that note, thank goodness common sense has prevailed in Wrexham over planned town centre car parking charges.
How that happens exactly depends on how quickly the city can raise cash and what the community decides it wants to do with the place, via a series of planned town hall meetings.