national park

noun
an area of scenic beauty, historical importance, or the like, owned and maintained by a national government for the use of the people.

Origin:
1865–70, Americanism

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national park
 
n
an area of countryside for public use designated by a national government as being of notable scenic, environmental, or historical importance

National Park
 
n
a mountainous volcanic region in New Zealand, in the central North Island: ski resort

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Example sentences
Visiting a national park conjures images of pristine, untrammeled wilderness.
Two photographers set out to capture the beauty of the national park, and returned with stunning images.
It doesn't matter whether the fire dance scene was filmed in a national park or not, an ethical photographer leaves no trace.
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