from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A residential suburb or community planned so as to provide a pleasant environment with low-density housing and open public land.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any of several planned, self-contained communities, surrounded by "greenbelts", containing proportionate areas of residences, industry and agriculture


Term coined in the 1890s by Ebenezer Howard (1850-1928). (Wiktionary)


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