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
Definition for garden city (2 of 2)
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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British Dictionary definitions for garden city
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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