Definitions for national park
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word national park
a tract of land declared by the national government to be public property
An area of land reserved by the national government for recreational use.
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.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Rahm hasn't just fought for a national park in Pullman.
Ideally, there should be no transportation in a national park.
There’s a revitalization going on here and it’s the perfect time for the National Park Service to join in.
The rifle, exposed for all those years to sun, wind, snow and rain, was found leaning against a tree in Great Basin National Park.
The role of a national park is not to produce cocoa, those people who are there are there illegally and we'll fight to get them out.
Translations for national park
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- حديقة وطنيةArabic
- parc nacionalCatalan, Valencian
- národní parkCzech
- nacia parkoEsperanto
- parque nacionalSpanish
- پارک ملیPersian
- parc nationalFrench
- राष्ट्रीय उद्यानHindi
- nemzeti parkHungarian
- 國立公園, 국립공원Korean
- nasjonalparkNorwegian Nynorsk
- park narodowyPolish
- parque nacionalPortuguese
- национальный паркRussian
- ulusal park, millî parkTurkish
- vườn quốc giaVietnamese
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