One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A residential area in which the houses have all been planned and built at the same time.‘a growing number of new housing estates’
- ‘A murder inquiry was under way today after a teenager was stabbed to death on a Southampton housing estate.’
- ‘Residents of a housing estate have welcomed plans for three major developments.’
- ‘It could include the creation of a new housing estate or shopping centre in the area.’
- ‘The operation saw 66 drug dealers and addicts banned from a housing estate in the area.’
- ‘Officials promised residents of a housing estate next to the centre a good level of security at a public meeting before it opened.’
- ‘Residents fear traffic chaos if plans for a housing estate on the site of a demolished mill go ahead.’
- ‘He is now thought to live on a council housing estate in London.’
- ‘This is the scene on a York housing estate where burnt-out and abandoned cars are making life a misery for residents.’
- ‘People can also borrow money to buy a house from a housing estate that is part of the bank's project.’
- ‘Families are at war over a short-cut walkway on a new housing estate.’
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