game park


noun

a game preserve, especially in Africa.

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Origin of game park

First recorded in 1965–70
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Example sentences from the Web for game park

  • And Cambyses stayed with Kassandane until sunrise; then he went out, mounted his horse Reksch, and rode into the game-park.

British Dictionary definitions for game park

game park

noun

(esp in Africa) a large area of country set aside as a reserve for wild animals
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