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noun
an area of scenic beauty, historical importance, or the like, owned and maintained by a national government for the use of the people.

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Origin of national park

An Americanism dating back to 1865–70
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British Dictionary definitions for national park (1 of 2)

national park

noun
an area of countryside for public use designated by a national government as being of notable scenic, environmental, or historical importance

British Dictionary definitions for national park (2 of 2)

National Park

noun
a mountainous volcanic region in New Zealand, in the central North Island: ski resort
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