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national park

noun

Simple Definition of national park

  • : an area of land that is owned and protected by a national government because of its natural beauty or its importance to history or science

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of national park

  1. :  an area of special scenic, historical, or scientific importance set aside and maintained by a national government and in the United States by an act of Congress

1868

First Known Use of national park

1868


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