Definition of conservation area in English:

conservation area

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An area of notable environmental or historical interest or importance which is protected by law against undesirable changes.
More example sentences
  • Residents hope that an extension of the conservation area would protect the area from inappropriate development.
  • The special interest of the conservation area is twofold.
  • They also include a registered park, an area of archaeological importance and a conservation area.

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