(sometimes initial capital letters) 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.
Other definitions for Newtown (2 of 2)
a town in SW Connecticut.
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How to use new town in a sentence
Those who claimed the tragedy was a hoax showed up in Newtown, Connecticut, and harassed people connected to the shooting.How Conspiracy Theories In The US Became More Personal, More Cruel And More Mainstream After The Sandy Hook Shootings | LGBTQ-Editor | December 17, 2021 | No Straight News
I mean, the single hardest story I’ve ever covered was Newtown.The BBC’s Katty Kay Shuts Down Men Who ‘Tell Me to Shut Up’ | Eugene Robinson | January 23, 2021 | Ozy
Maybe you took time off after giving birth, or your mother fell ill and you quit to take care of her, or you followed a spouse to a new town for a job and you’re still searching for work.How do you explain your resume gap in a COVID job market? | Kristine Gill | September 25, 2020 | Fortune
“This is home now,” Maria Grazia Visconti told The Daily Beast as she walked her dog along one of the “new town” streets.Madonna, Carla Bruni & Obama Abandoned Pledges To Rebuild L'Aquila After The Quake | Barbie Latza Nadeau | November 18, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He surveyed the available newspapers whenever he arrived in a new town.Orwell’s Lies: His Diaries Reveal Problems with the Truth | Jimmy So | August 19, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Following the castle terrace, we will descend towards the new town, and come out at the west of Princes Street.Friend Mac Donald | Max O'Rell
The new town extends below the old one and is closer to the right bank of the Rhone.
Two years later the new town of Johnston was formed out of Providence and named after the attorney-general.A short history of Rhode Island | George Washington Greene
Nezahualcoyotl is also said to have founded a new town in this region, and sent colonists from Tezcuco to dwell in it.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 5 | Hubert Howe Bancroft
It is known, however, that he lived in baronial style in his new town.Patchwork | Anna Balmer Myers
British Dictionary definitions for new town (1 of 2)
(in Britain) a town that has been planned as a complete unit and built with government sponsorship, esp to accommodate overspill population
British Dictionary definitions for Newtown (2 of 2)
a new town in central Wales, in Powys. Pop: 10 358 (2001)
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