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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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They built the first of the great planned cities which this programme looks at with the help of computer-generated reconstructions.
Epstein remembers the slick brochures filled with Keating's vision of shimmering planned cities in the Arizona desert, the Phoenician luxury hotel.
Chairing over a high level meeting, Sukhbir Singh Badal said he intends to make New Chandigarh one of the best planned cities with state-of-the-art infrastructure, making it a economic hub of South East Asia and helping it deal with the challenges of 21st century.