Definition of “national park” - 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/

Examples from literature

  • In many countries, people make reserves or national parks. 
  • Some of these animals are in danger, but there are national parks where they can live safely. 
  • There are national parks to protect the plants and animals. 

(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)