Meaning of “national park” in the English Dictionary

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"national park" in British English

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national parknoun [ C ]

uk /ˌnæʃ.ən.əl ˈpɑːk/ us /ˌnæʃ.ən.əl ˈpɑːrk/

an area of a country that is protected by the government because of its natural beauty or because it has a special history

(Definition of “national park” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"national park" in American English

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national parknoun [ C ]

us /ˈnæʃ·ə·nəl ˈpɑrk/

an area that is owned and maintained by the government because of its natural beauty or importance to history:

Yellowstone National Park

(Definition of “national park” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)