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green beltnoun [C usually singular]

uk   us  
a ​strip of ​countryside round a ​city or ​town where ​building is not ​allowed
(Definition of green belt from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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green beltnoun [C, usually singular]

(also greenbelt) uk   us   ENVIRONMENT
an ​area of ​land surrounding a city where ​building is not usually ​allowed: London's ​green belt This is the first ​review of greenbelt ​policy since 1985.
(Definition of green belt from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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