new town

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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 was in 1769 that Alexander Montgomerie, the 10th Earl of Eglinton, struck upon the idea of constructing a planned village around the Orry, a pretty, rolling expanse of common land nine miles south of Glasgow.
Dante shared that a planned village, Kota San Vicente, intends to do just that-a haven for artists atop a hill that overlooks breathtaking Long Beach.
That city's ordinance permits the Planning Board to grant an owner of land in the Farms, Forests and Rivers District a special permit to transfer the right to develop residential units from that district to the Planned Village District.
All of them were required to reside with their families at the settlement itself and were allotted 1,000-square-meter lots in a township or planned village. Basic facilities were readily provided, such as water supply, electricity, schools, health centers, and mosques.
On Monday (June 11)at least 40 traveller caravans arrived at St John's Lye in Woking, putting a planned village fete at risk.
Balfron had been a cotton'boom-town' towards the end of the 18th Century when Robert Dunmore built Ballindalloch Mill on the banks of the Endrick increasing the village's population from about 50 in the houses around the Clachan to over 1000 in Dunmore's planned village.