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nature reserve

noun [C] uk   us  
an area of land that is protected in order to keep safe the animals and plants that live there, often because they are rare
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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