|Milton Keynes (ˈmɪltən ˈkiːnz)|
|1.||a new town in central England, in Milton Keynes unitary authority, N Buckinghamshire: founded in 1967: electronics, clothing, machinery; seat of the Open University. Pop: 184 506 (2001 est)|
|2.||a unitary authority in central England, in Buckinghamshire. Pop: 215 700 (2003). Area: 310 sq km (119 sq miles)|
town and unitary authority, geographic and historic county of Buckinghamshire, England. There is no single urban centre within the borough, but the whole area, which contains several preexisting towns, has been developed as a new town since 1967. The southern part of the unitary authority is mainly urban, while the north remains largely rural
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