greenbelt

[ green-belt ]
/ ˈgrinˌbɛlt /

noun

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.

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Origin of greenbelt

First recorded in 1930–35; green + belt

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Greenbelt
[ green-belt ]
/ ˈgrinˌbɛlt /

noun

a town in central Maryland.
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British Dictionary definitions for greenbelt

green belt

noun

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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