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English definition of “reserve”

reserve

noun (AREA OF LAND)    /rɪˈzɜːv/ US  /-ˈzɝːv/
B2 [C] (also reservation, US also preserve) an area of land kept in its natural state, especially for wild animals to live in and be protected: a nature/game/wildlife reserveZoos and wildlife reserves
(Definition of reserve noun (AREA OF LAND) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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