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town planning

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noun
  1. city planning.

Origin of town planning

First recorded in 1900–05
Related formstown planner, noun
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Examples from the Web for town planning

Historical Examples

  • The value of town-planning to Roman civilization was twofold.

    Ancient Town-Planning

    F. Haverfield

  • It is unnecessary here to follow further the renaissance of town-planning.

  • But they are natural forerunners of an interest in town-planning.

  • In one city indeed, the greatest of all, no town-planning can be detected.

  • In some form or other, town-planning had now taken root in the Greek world.


British Dictionary definitions for town planning

town planning

noun
  1. the comprehensive planning of the physical and social development of a town, including the construction of facilitiesUS term: city planning
Derived Formstown planner, noun
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