- an area of woods, parks, or open land surrounding a community.
- 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
- a town in central Maryland.
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Examples from the Web for greenbelt
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