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- A group of often architecturally similar buildings constructed at the same time. Primarily for residential accommodation, estates may also include commercial facilities.
2011 December 14, Angelique Chrisafis, “Rachida Dati accuses French PM of sexism and elitism”, in The Guardian:
- She suggested he was destroying all Sarkozy had achieved in proving that a traditional, Catholic, rightwing area could vote for an ethnic-minority candidate such as her, from a poor housing estate in the provinces, the Muslim child of illiterate north African parents. She vowed to "resist" Fillon.
2014 August 23, Neil Hegarty, “Hidden City: Adventures and Explorations in Dublin by Karl Whitney, review: 'a necessary corrective' [print version: Re-Joycing in Dublin, p. R25]”, in The Daily Telegraph (Review):
- Whitney is absorbed especially by Dublin's unglamorous interstitial zones: the new housing estates and labyrinths of roads, watercourses and railways where the city peters into its commuter belt.
group of buidings
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