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gated community (ˈɡeɪtɪd kəˈmjuːnɪtɪ) 



  1. (US) an area of houses and sometimes shops that is surrounded by a wall or fence and has an entrance that is guarded   ⇒ They live in an exclusive gated community outside Phoenix, Arizona.

Example Sentences Including 'gated community'

That was before May 12, when a terrorist bomb devastated the centre of this posh, gated community.
Globe and Mail (2003)
The two properties are remnants from the street's days as a gated community for Toronto's rich and powerful.
Globe and Mail (2003)


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