Meaning of new town

new' town"

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. (sometimes caps.) a comprehensively planned, self-sufficient urban community that provides housing, educational, recreational, and commercial facilities and often serves to absorb residents from a nearby overcrowded metropolis.


Pronunciation: (n'toun", ny'-), [key]
  1. a town in SW Connecticut. 19,107.
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