green·​belt | \ ˈgrēn-ˌbelt How to pronounce greenbelt (audio) \

Definition of greenbelt

: a belt of parkways, parks, or farmlands that encircles a community

Examples of greenbelt in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Riverset homeowners enjoy resort-style amenities, including acres of green space, a rugged greenbelt along Duck Creek, a modern farmhouse barn amenity center, a swimming pool, miles of trails, an expansive dog park and perennial gardens. Dallas News, 3 Oct. 2021 The waterway is slowly being transformed into a greenbelt of parks, trees and bike paths because of a statewide recreational bond measure approved by voters. Los Angeles Times, 1 Feb. 2022 Fathers today are more into healthy living and being physically active, which may explain why homes near a park or greenbelt are often between 8% and 20% more valuable, according to several recent studies. Dallas News, 20 June 2021 The first floor includes two large bedrooms with views of the greenbelt and creek. Dallas News, 30 May 2021 The Brookside community where Taylor Morrison plans to build is next to a 70-acre greenbelt along Panther Creek. Steve Brown, Dallas News, 27 July 2021 The property includes a 1½-acre lake and will have more than 2½ miles of trails, a greenbelt along Watters Creek and four park areas. Steve Brown, Dallas News, 31 Mar. 2021 Seated on a half-acre plot with a greenbelt, the four-bedroom, six-and-a-half-bathroom home is selling for $1,450,000. Taylor Pettaway, San Antonio Express-News, 11 May 2021 Situated on an expansive greenbelt, the home offers views of the landscape and a nearby disc golf course. Dallas News, 15 Nov. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of greenbelt

1949, in the meaning defined above

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“Greenbelt.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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Greenbelt geographical name

Green·​belt | \ ˈgrēn-ˌbelt How to pronounce Greenbelt (audio) \

Definition of Greenbelt

garden city in central Maryland built to provide low-cost housing in the late 1930s population 23,068

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