new town
noun Date: 1918 an urban development comprising a small to medium-sized city with a broad range of housing and planned industrial, commercial, and recreational facilities

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  • new town — new towns N COUNT: oft in names A new town is a town that has been planned and built as a single project, including houses, shops, and factories, rather than one that has developed gradually. [mainly BRIT] ...Basildon New Town …   English dictionary

  • new town — new ,town noun count a town that is planned and designed and is built on land where there was not a town before …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • new town — n one of several complete towns built in Britain since 1946 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • new town — new′ town n. soc (sometimes caps.) a planned urban community that combines residential, commercial, and recreational areas • Etymology: 1915–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • new town — ► NOUN ▪ a planned urban centre created in an undeveloped or rural area …   English terms dictionary

  • new town — n. [often N T ] any of a number of comprehensively planned, often self contained, towns and cities built since WWII, often under government direction …   English World dictionary

  • New town — For places called New Town , see New Town (disambiguation). Model city redirects here. For the US urban aid program of the 1960s and 1970s see Model Cities Program. Navi Mumbai, India is the world s largest planned city. A new town is a specific… …   Wikipedia

  • New Town — Ville nouvelle (Angleterre) New Town (littéralement Ville Nouvelle) désigne le modèle politico urbain du XXe siècle développé au Royaume Uni après la Seconde Guerre mondiale. Les New Towns ont été enlevées du contrôle des autorités locales… …   Wikipédia en Français

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