an area of forest set aside and preserved by the government as a wilderness, national park, or the like.
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Origin of forest reserve
An Americanism dating back to 1880–85
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Examples from the Web for forest reserve
It is the cardinal principle of the forest-reserve policy of this Administration that the reserves are for use.State of the Union Addresses of Theodore Roosevelt|Theodore Roosevelt