ribbon development


noun

housing or commercial buildings built along a stretch of road.

Nearby words

  1. ribbentrop, joachim von,
  2. ribbing,
  3. ribble,
  4. ribbon,
  5. ribbon copy,
  6. ribbon lightning,
  7. ribbon microphone,
  8. ribbon plant,
  9. ribbon snake,
  10. ribbon strip

Origin of ribbon development

First recorded in 1925–30

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British Dictionary definitions for ribbon development

ribbon development

noun

British the building of houses in a continuous row along a main road: common in England between the two World Wars
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