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Harlow,city (1991 pop. 79,150) and district, Essex, E England. Harlow 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
..... Click the link for more information. in 1946 to alleviate overpopulation in London. It grew rapidly to become a significant residential and industrial city. Among its industries are metallurgy and printing as well as the manufacture of furniture and scientific and surgical goods. A technical college is in Harlow.
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Jean, real name Harlean Carpentier. 1911--37, US film actress, whose films include Hell's Angels (1930), Red Dust (1932), and Bombshell (1933)
a town in SE England, in W Essex: designated a new town in 1947. Pop.: 78 389 (2001 est.)
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