in·​hold·​ing ˈin-ˌhōl-diŋ How to pronounce inholding (audio)
: privately owned land inside the boundary of a national park

Examples of inholding in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For many years, conservationist M.C. Davis had been acquiring these inholdings with the hope to one day conserve them as part of the national forest. Dennis Pillion |, al, 25 Feb. 2023 Last but hardly least, Seattle is basically a large inholding surrounded by public land. Graham Averill, Outside Online, 14 Nov. 2022 Surrounded by 20 acres of private land, the camp sits on an inholding within Lake Clark National Park, renowned for some of the best bear viewing in the world. Sandra MacGregor, Forbes, 14 Mar. 2022 The private inholding surrounded by public land had been a top priority for the Forest Service for several years and at one point had been offered for subdivisions. From Usa Today Network and Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 7 Oct. 2020 The historic private inholding sits in a high alpine bowl above Independence Mine. Zaz Hollander, Anchorage Daily News, 20 Mar. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1947, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of inholding was in 1947

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“Inholding.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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