greenbelt

noun green·belt \ ˈgrēn-ˌbelt \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of greenbelt

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

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First Known Use of greenbelt

1949


Greenbelt

geographical name Green·belt \ ˈgrēn-ˌbelt \

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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