(sometimes initial capital letters) a comprehensively planned, self-sufficient urban community that provides housing, educational, recreational, and commercial facilities and often serves to absorb residents from a nearby overcrowded metropolis.
(in Britain) a town that has been planned as a complete unit and built with government sponsorship, esp to accommodate overspill population
/ˌnjuːtənˈæbɪ/ noun 1. a town in Northern Ireland, in Newtownabbey district, Co Antrim on Belfast Lough: the third largest town in Northern Ireland, formed in 1958 by the amalgamation of seven villages; light industrial centre, esp for textiles. Pop: 62 056 (2001) 2. a district of E Northern Ireland, in Co Antrim. Pop: 80 285 […]
- Newtown st boswells
/ˈnjuːtaʊn sənt ˈbɒzwəlz/ noun 1. a village in SE Scotland, administrative centre of Scottish Borders: agricultural centre. Pop: 1199 (2001)
[uhlm] /ʌlm/ noun 1. a city in S Minnesota.
- New urbanism
noun 1. an international movement concerned with tackling the problems associated with urban sprawl and car dependency