national-park

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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