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green beltnoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ˈɡriːn ˌbelt/ us   /ˈɡriːn ˌbelt/
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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