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garden city

  1. a residential community or section of a community with landscaped gardens, parks, and other open areas.
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Origin of garden city

First recorded in 1840–50

Garden City

  1. a city in SE Michigan, near Detroit.
  2. a city on W Long Island, in SE New York.
  3. a city in W Kansas.
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Historical Examples

  • 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 Dictionary definitions for garden city

garden city

  1. 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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