Definition of Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in English:

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Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

(abbreviation AONB)

noun

(In England, Wales, and Northern Ireland) an area of countryside designated by a government agency as having natural features of exceptional beauty and therefore given a protected status: Cannock Chase is a beautiful area of woodland and heath that’s deservedly been designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

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