- a residential community or section of a community with landscaped gardens, parks, and other open areas.
Origin of garden city
First recorded in 1840–50
- a city in SE Michigan, near Detroit.
- a city on W Long Island, in SE New York.
- a city in W Kansas.
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Nothing is left of the old Arab village that was here for centuries before the German planted this garden-city.Sketches of the East Africa Campaign
Robert Valentine Dolbey
- British a planned town of limited size with broad streets and spacious layout, containing trees and open spaces and surrounded by a rural beltSee also garden suburb
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