housing estate

noun

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Recent Examples on the Web In four short years, Kaluuya, who is 32 and grew up on a public housing estate in London, has claimed a place in Hollywood among the most consequential leading men of his generation. New York Times, "How Daniel Kaluuya Makes His Characters Come Alive," 4 Mar. 2021 Malls Mire—a small woodland in Glasgow, between a housing estate, supermarket, and factory—is an unlikely haven for wildlife. Alan Taylor, The Atlantic, "Winners of the 2021 Underwater Photographer of the Year Contest," 8 Feb. 2021 Amoy Gardens private housing estate almost two decades ago, when 329 residents caught severe acute respiratory syndrome, or SARS, in part because of faulty sewage pipelines. Jason Gale, Bloomberg.com, "Coronavirus in Vacant Apartment Implicates Toilet in Spread," 28 Aug. 2020 In addition to the only public housing estate in Parma needing a $2 million upgrade, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is currently enticing housing agencies to leave public housing. John Benson, cleveland, "Parma close to selling Chevybrook Estates to CHN Housing Partners," 22 Oct. 2020 Amoy Gardens private housing estate almost two decades ago, when 329 residents caught severe acute respiratory syndrome, or SARS, in part because of faulty sewage pipelines. Jason Gale, Bloomberg.com, "Coronavirus in Vacant Apartment Implicates Toilet in Spread," 28 Aug. 2020 Amoy Gardens private housing estate almost two decades ago, when 329 residents caught severe acute respiratory syndrome, or SARS, in part because of faulty sewage pipelines. Jason Gale, Bloomberg.com, "Coronavirus in Vacant Apartment Implicates Toilet in Spread," 28 Aug. 2020 Amoy Gardens private housing estate almost two decades ago, when 329 residents caught severe acute respiratory syndrome, or SARS, in part because of faulty sewage pipelines. Jason Gale, Bloomberg.com, "Coronavirus in Vacant Apartment Implicates Toilet in Spread," 28 Aug. 2020 Sandy Au, a 28-year-old art gallery assistant, feels this nostalgia acutely at an old housing estate where her grandfather lived. Laurel Chor, National Geographic, "Hong Kong mourns the end of its way of life as China cracks down on dissent," 1 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of housing estate

1904, in the meaning defined above

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“Housing estate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/housing%20estate. Accessed 15 May. 2021.

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