gated community

noun

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

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“Gated community.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gated%20community. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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