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Letchworth,

town (1991 pop. 31,146), Hertfordshire, E central England. It was the first garden citygarden city,
an ideal, self-contained community of predetermined area and population surrounded by a greenbelt. As formulated by Sir Ebenezer Howard, the garden city was intended to bring together the economic and cultural advantages of both city and country living, with land
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, founded in 1903 by Sir Ebenezer HowardHoward, Sir Ebenezer,
1850–1928, English town planner, principal founder of the English garden-city movement. His To-morrow: a Peaceful Path to Real Reform (1898), reissued as Garden Cities of To-morrow
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. Industries focus on printing and the manufacture of printing machinery.

Letchworth

a town in SE England, in N Hertfordshire: the first garden city in Great Britain (founded in 1903). Pop.: 32 932 (2001)
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One hundred years ago, at the close of a life of humanitarian good works, William Pryor Letchworth donated his 1,000-acre estate, Glen Iris, to the people of the state of New York as a park.
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