Milton Keynes


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Milton Keynes

(mĭl`tən kēnz`), borough and unitary authority (2011 pop. 248,821), S central England. Milton Keynes was designated one of the new townsnew towns,
planned urban communities in Great Britain, developed by long-term loans from the central government and first authorized by the New Towns Act of 1946. The chief purpose of the act was to reduce congestion in the great cities (or at least prevent its increase) through
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 in 1967 to alleviate overpopulation in London, and the borough's population is largely that of that town. It is the seat of the Open Univ.; students there receive instruction by correspondence and through the media. Bletchley Park, Britain's code-breaking center during World War II, also is there; it is now a museum.

Milton Keynes

1. a new town in central England, in Milton Keynes unitary authority, N Buckinghamshire: founded in 1967: electronics, clothing, machinery; seat of the Open University. Pop.: 215 700 (2003 est.)
2. a unitary authority in central England, in Buckinghamshire. Pop.: 184 506 (2001). Area: 310 sq. km (119 sq. miles)
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