gated community


: a group of homes that are surrounded by a gated wall, fence, or other physical barrier

Examples of gated community in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The zoning district bans gated communities and resorts in locations considered culturally significant. Sharon Johnson, The Christian Science Monitor, 21 Dec. 2023

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“Gated community.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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