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nature reserve

noun [C]  /ˈneɪ·tʃər rɪˌzɜrv/ ( also nature preserve) us  
an area of land protected by the government so that plants and animals can live there without being harmed
Translations of “nature reserve”
in Korean 자연 보호구역…
in Arabic مَحمِيّة طَبيعيّة…
in Portuguese reserva natural…
in Catalan reserva natural…
in Japanese 自然保護区…
in Italian riserva naturale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 自然保育區…
in Russian заповедник…
in Turkish doğal/tabiî koruma alanı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 自然保护区…
in Polish rezerwat przyrody…
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