wilderness area

wilderness area

noun, often capitalized W&A

: a large area of public land that is kept in its natural state

Full Definition of WILDERNESS AREA

:  an often large tract of public land maintained essentially in its natural state and protected against introduction of intrusive artifacts (as roads and buildings)

First Known Use of WILDERNESS AREA



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