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Yellowstone National Park

noun
1.
a park in NW Wyoming and adjacent parts of Montana and Idaho: geysers, hot springs, falls, canyon. 3458 sq. mi. (8955 sq. km).
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  • Hot springs and bubbling paint pots abound; and in the Yellowstone National Park, geysers.

    The Book of the National Parks Robert Sterling Yard
  • Yellowstone National Park, Expeditions to or through, 32, 34.

    The Yellowstone National Park Hiram Martin Chittenden
  • At any rate, the later years and the burial-place of the first discoverer of the Yellowstone National Park are unknown.

    Your National Parks Enos A. Mills
  • He had been two years buffalo warden in the Yellowstone National Park.

  • The hot springs of the Yellowstone National Park may be roughly divided into two classes, eruptive and non-eruptive.

    The Yellowstone National Park Hiram Martin Chittenden
  • The grizzly population of the Yellowstone National Park is variously estimated from fifty to one hundred.

    The Grizzly Enos A. Mills
  • The act of dedication for the Yellowstone National Park made it a reservation "for the benefit and enjoyment of the people."

    Your National Parks Enos A. Mills
  • The buffalo (bison) is protected in the Yellowstone National Park, and will probably be preserved from extinction.

    North America Israel C. Russell
  • The northern extremity of the park is about 11 miles south of the southern boundary of Yellowstone National Park.

    Grand Teton [Wyoming] National Park United States Dept. of the Interior
  • The climate of the Yellowstone National Park, to any one with a fair reserve of health, is of the most beneficial kind.

    The Yellowstone National Park Hiram Martin Chittenden
British Dictionary definitions for Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park

noun
1.
a national park in the NW central US, mostly in NW Wyoming: the oldest and largest national park in the US, containing unusual geological formations and geysers. Area: 8956 sq km (3458 sq miles)
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Yellowstone National Park in Culture

Yellowstone National Park definition


Located in Wyoming.

Note: Famous for its geysers, including “Old Faithful,” and for its bears and buffalo.
Note: The first national park in the United States.
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