in·​hold·​ing | \ ˈin-ˌhōl-diŋ How to pronounce inholding (audio) \

Definition of inholding

: privately owned land inside the boundary of a national park

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Recent Examples on the Web 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, "Voting lines, positive pastors, caterer quarantine: News from around our 50 states," 7 Oct. 2020 The historic private inholding sits in a high alpine bowl above Independence Mine. Zaz Hollander, Anchorage Daily News, "There’s plenty of fuel, food and beer. But people trapped by Hatcher Pass avalanche are getting antsy.," 20 Mar. 2018 The nearly 5-acre Sheldon property sits on an inholding within the Denali National Park, according to Tucker Carlson, a National Park Service ranger who works at the Talkeetna visitor center. Zaz Hollander, Anchorage Daily News, "A pilot’s love for the mountains built a house on Denali. Now it’s at the center of a family dispute.," 17 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of inholding

1947, in the meaning defined above

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10 Oct 2020

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“Inholding.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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