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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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It's Scotland's largest planned town, is home to over 400 people, and breaks the mould in 21st-century property development.
The castle was built by the Frasers of Philorth to demonstrate dominance and power over their planned town of Fraserburgh.
Inayatullah Khan of the Muttahida Majlis-i-Amal said police were clueless about the people, who had rented a house in a planned town like Hayatabad.
The initial proposal would have created a planned town center community with 625 residences, 464,000 square feet of retail, entertainment and restaurant space, 200,000 square feet of office space, two hotels totaling 350 rooms and a 30-acre park.
Paul Davies, who has run the Sweet Stand for eight years, says he is less concerned by the planned town centre as he remains sceptical it will ever come to fruition.
Other significant efforts have ranged from Shea's input shaping Baltimore's Inner Harbor area, Barcelona's Diagonal Mar zone, and the Disney developments Val d'Europe in France and the planned town of Celebration, Florida,
The plan, drawn up by Kazeroun representative at the parliament Hossein Rezazadeh in November 2017, aimed to separate the ancient site of Bishapur, and a few other landmarks from Kazeroun and annex them to the newly planned town of Kouhchenar.
According to the planned town's bylaws, it will be home to religious Jews only; these racist requirements are legal under current Israeli law.
The Supreme Court ruled in 2015 that "the planned town will not prevent [those from Bedouin villages] from living there and anyone who wishes to live in Hiran is entitled to do so."
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.
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.