Definition of national park in English:

national park

Syllabification: na·tion·al park


  • A scenic or historically important area of countryside protected by the federal government for the enjoyment of the general public or the preservation of wildlife.
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    • Also subject to public control are the national parks and nature reserves.
    • Finally, it must be remembered that this is a site in a conservation area in a national park.
    • That could lead to development destructive to wilderness areas and even national parks.

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