national park

noun

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 U.S. by an act of Congress

1851

First Known Use of national park

1851


NATIONAL PARK Defined for English Language Learners

national park

noun

Definition of national park for English Language Learners

  • : 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


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