new town

noun

Definition of new town

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: an urban development comprising a small to medium-sized city with a broad range of housing and planned industrial, commercial, and recreational facilities

Newtown

geographical name
New·​town | \ ˈnü-ˌtau̇n How to pronounce Newtown (audio) , ˈnyü- \

Definition of Newtown (Entry 2 of 2)

town in southwestern Connecticut on the Housatonic River east of Danbury population 27,560

First Known Use of new town

Noun

1918, in the meaning defined above

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“New town.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/new%20town. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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