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|Noun||1.||residential area - a district where people live; occupied primarily by private residences|
housing development - a residential area of similar dwellings built by property developers and usually under a single management; "they live in the new housing development"
housing estate - a residential area where the houses were all planned and built at the same time
district, territorial dominion, territory, dominion - a region marked off for administrative or other purposes
planned community - a residential district that is planned for a certain class of residents
uptown - a residential part of town away from the central commercial district
exurbia - a residential area outside of a city and beyond suburbia
tenement district - a residential district occupied primarily with tenement houses