national park

noun

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

Examples of national park in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Only four of the tram’s towers sit within the national park, rangers said, while the majority of the tramway sits on Bureau of Land Management territory. Daniella Segura, Sacramento Bee, 13 May 2024 In a lot of people’s opinion, Ansel Adams is the preeminent photographer for national parks. Paul Rogers, The Mercury News, 9 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for national park 

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Word History

First Known Use

1851, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of national park was in 1851

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“National park.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/national%20park. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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national park

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

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