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greenbelt

[green-belt] /ˈgrinˌbɛlt/
noun
1.
an area of woods, parks, or open land surrounding a community.
2.
Also, green belt. a strip of land on the edge of a desert that has been planted and irrigated to keep the desert from spreading.
Origin of greenbelt
1930-1935
First recorded in 1930-35; green + belt
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green belt

noun
1.
a zone of farmland, parks, and open country surrounding a town or city: usually officially designated as such and preserved from urban development
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