wilderness area

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  1. a region whose natural growth is protected by legislation and whose recreational and industrial use is restricted.

Origin of wilderness area

An Americanism dating back to 1925–30

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How to use wilderness area in a sentence

  • "We're taking the small flitter for a tour of the wilderness area tomorrow," said Diana.

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