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Princeton's WordNet

  1. national park(noun)

    a tract of land declared by the national government to be public property

Wiktionary

  1. national park(Noun)

    An area of land reserved by the national government for recreational use.

Freebase

  1. National park

    A national park is a park, in use for conservation purposes. Often it is a reserve of natural, semi-natural, or developed land that a sovereign state declares or owns. Although individual nations designate their own national parks differently, there is a common idea: the conservation of wild nature for posterity and as a symbol of national pride. Furthermore, an international organization, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, and its World Commission on Protected Areas, has defined "National Park" as its Category II type of protected areas. While ideas for this type of national park had been suggested previously, the United States established the first such one, Yellowstone National Park, in 1872. The largest national park in the world meeting the IUCN definition is the Northeast Greenland National Park, which was established in 1974. According to the IUCN, there were 6,555 national parks worldwide in 2006 that meet its criteria.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of national park in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of national park in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Gary Arndt:

    The ones that really stand out are the ones that aren't very well known, but should be, i visited Nahanni National Park in Canada last year, which was really amazing. Nahanni National Park in Canada was one of the first 12 World Heritage listed back in 1978, yet few people know about Nahanni National Park in Canada.

  2. Hans Bauer:

    Lions are definitely present in Alatash National Park and in Dinder National Park. Lion presence in Alatash has not previously been confirmed in meetings at national or international level, considering the relative ease with which lion signs were observed, it is likely that they are resident throughout Alatash and Dinder.

  3. Clark Bunting:

    Our national parks are a reflection of our nation, both past and present, and these seven new national park sites will further tell America's stories, bipartisan, congressional approval for protecting and preserving Harriet Tubman's heroic life and work, Columbian mammoths and Ice Age fossils at Tule Springs, and the complexity of the Manhattan Project continue to make our National Park System our country's best idea.

  4. Superintendent Don Neubacher:

    While it is unfortunate that we must take this action, changing the names of these facilities will help us provide seamless service to the American public during the transition to the new concessioner. Yosemite National Park belongs to the American people, this action will not affect the historic status of the facilities, as they are still important cultural icons to the National Park Service and the public. Our stewardship of these properties is unwavering.

  5. Rodrigue Katembo:

    We need to have the same kind of strategies in place to combat illegal mining exploration in Virunga National Park and have the laws be respected like we did in Virunga, we need to have a support at national and international level.Hide Caption 11 of Rodrigue Katembo Photos : Protecting Africas oldest parkHe hopes to be able to develop ecological activities around the park's boundaries that will provide income for Virunga National Park local community. But due to lack of finance, there is only one truck to patrol over 4,000 square miles. Pictured, Rodrigue Katembo Katembo.Hide Caption 12 of 12 / * global CNN * /' use strict' ; jQuery( document). ready( function() { var galleryAdSlide = new CNN.AdSlide(' el __ gallery', false, CNN.contentModel.singletonFile) ; }) ; Rodrigue Katembo has loved wildlife since Rodrigue Katembo was young. But like many in the African nation, he has been touched by war. When he was 14 years old in 1989, Rodrigue Katembo was taken as a child soldier, during the Democratic Republic of Congo's long running armed conflict.He would remain a soldier for eight years in different rebel groups. After peace was briefly restored, he began work at Virunga, in 2003, protecting the land and healing the community.

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