Meaning of “nature reserve” in the English Dictionary

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"nature reserve" in British English

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nature reservenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈneɪ.tʃə rɪˌzɜːv/ us /ˈneɪ.tʃɚ rɪˌzɝːv/

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

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

"nature reserve" in American English

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nature reservenoun [ C ]

us /ˈneɪ·tʃər rɪˌzɜrv/ also nature preserve

an area of land protected by the government so that plants and animals can live there without being harmed

(Definition of “nature reserve” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)