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nature reserve

noun
1.
an area of land that is protected and managed in order to preserve a particular type of habitat and its flora and fauna which are often rare or endangered
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area set aside for the purpose of preserving certain animals, plants, or both. A nature reserve differs from a national park (q.v.) usually in being smaller and having as its sole purpose the protection of nature.

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