housing estate

noun

Definition of housing estate

Examples of housing estate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web He was born in Sydney and raised by a single mother in a public housing estate. Time, 20 May 2022 The film has been shooting in Rome and its suburbs, including the local beach resort Ostia, public housing estate Corviale and a variety of neighborhoods off the beaten track. K.j. Yossman, Variety, 18 Feb. 2022 The outbreak in a public housing estate and signs of virus found in sewage led to mass testing at dozens of apartment blocks, involving thousands of people. Jinshan Hong, Bloomberg.com, 21 Jan. 2022 In January, parts of the Kwai Chung public housing estate were locked down for up to a week for mass testing after an outbreak that made headlines across the city. Ezra Cheung, NBC News, 15 Mar. 2022 The coming of age story follows 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, 2 Feb. 2022 This social-housing estate, which had 300 apartments in it, was fantastic. Bilge Ebiri, Vulture, 23 Nov. 2021 It’s about a girl on a West London housing estate, who is a conduit to the lives of all the other people in her orbit. Michaela Coel, Vulture, 9 Sep. 2021 The first chapter introduces 8-year-old Damla, who in 1999 is living with her mother, Ayla, and her brother and sister in a housing estate in London’s Tottenham section. Washington Post, 7 Sep. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of housing estate

1904, in the meaning defined above

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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 8 Aug. 2022.

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