housing estate

noun

Examples of housing estate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the film, Izi comes close to finally leaving London’s Kitchen, one of the last housing estates in the city where the wealth gap has reached an extreme. Larisha Paul, Rolling Stone, 18 Dec. 2023 Service stations—along with shopping centers and suburban housing estates—were, Frances used to imagine, one of his pickup spots for women. Mary Costello, The New Yorker, 9 Oct. 2023 With flags hanging from the terraces, the souk-esque marketplace, and the dancehall at its heart, The Kitchen housing estate feels like a beautiful amalgamation of what makes London so special. Jack Francis, Rolling Stone, 15 Oct. 2023 Two other Tsang pieces — a pillar near the Star Ferry terminal at the southern end of the Kowloon Peninsula and a lamp post outside a public housing estate — were covered with clear plastic boxes more than a decade ago in response to growing public demands that they be preserved. New York Times, 17 July 2022 Lewis Hamilton at least bucked one of those trends, with his mixed-race family origins and council housing estate background. James Morris, Forbes, 23 Dec. 2021 The story, co-written with actor-scriptwriter Alexander Öhrstrand, turns on the siblings Laura (16), Mira (12) and Steffi (7), fending for themselves in a Swedish working-class suburban housing estate, as their mother vanishes for lengthy periods. Annika Pham, Variety, 19 Jan. 2023 Luís Alejandro Yero, the doc turns on four young Cubans, currently dossing down in a Moscow prefab housing estate, designed as a refugee transit stop. John Hopewell, Variety, 18 Jan. 2023 Schools, day care, shops, sporting venues, restaurants and bars will also feature, making the area more than a simple housing estate. Tom Page, CNN, 3 Oct. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1904, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of housing estate was in 1904

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“Housing estate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/housing%20estate. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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