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national forest

noun
1.
forested land owned, maintained, and preserved by the U.S. government.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85
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  • Here, go figure out what the urban heat island effect is going to have on national forest and parks.
  • That's how many acres of national forest land lie in her district, and she has strong opinions about what happens there.

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