wilderness area

noun, often capitalized W&A

Definition of wilderness area

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

First Known Use of wilderness area

1928


WILDERNESS AREA Defined for English Language Learners

wilderness area

noun

Definition of wilderness area for English Language Learners

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


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