from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A planned urban community designed for self-sufficiency and providing housing, educational, commercial, and recreational facilities for its residents.

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  • noun Used other than as an idiom: see new,‎ town.
  • noun UK A town built to address housing shortages post World War II.


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