new town

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new town

(in Britain) a town that has been planned as a complete unit and built with government sponsorship, esp to accommodate overspill population

new town

A new, essentially self-sufficient city, built in a previously undeveloped area, which provides residential, commercial, industrial, educational, recreational, and public facilities.
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District officials project enrollment could eventually double over the next ten years due to long-term development plans in their initial stages that will convert farmland to master-planned subdivisions.

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