nounchiefly North American
A period between specified dates when fishing or the killing of particular game is officially forbidden.
- After all, game fishing has a closed season to allow trout and salmon to get on with their reproductive cycle.
- He predicted the extermination of most western game unless hunters observed closed seasons or bag limits.
- This form of hunting is the only form of fox control that recognises a closed season.
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Syllabification: closed sea·son
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