gated community

noun
a group of houses or apartment buildings protected by gates, walls, or other security measures.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To gated community
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: gated
Next Definition: gated-community
Words Near: gated community
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for gated community
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing gated community
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Example sentences
In some circles, there's even something aristocratic about it: it becomes the
  key to a gated community.
That's the logic of the gated community, and it works about as well online as
  it does off.
If security cannot be found in location alone, perhaps it can be found in a
  development type--the gated community.
The development property is a gated community with private roads.
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature