Definition of nature reserve in English:

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nature reserve

(also nature preserve)


A tract of land managed so as to preserve its flora, fauna, and physical features.
Example sentences
  • Castle Point Council has sent a warning letter to a company it believes dumped tonnes of rubble onto land earmarked for a nature reserve.
  • Four years ago she received a government grant to turn her land into a recognised nature reserve.
  • Management of the nature reserve includes hay cutting in late summer followed by cattle grazing in the autumn.

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Syllabification: na·ture re·serve

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