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Countryside Commission, the

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishCountryside Commission, thethe Countryside CommissionˈCountryside Comˌmission, the  in the past, a British organization whose aim was to look after the countryside and prevent it being spoiled. It provided national parks, paths etc for people who want to enjoy the country. It merged with the Rural Development Commission in 1999 to form the Countryside Agency, which became part of Natural England in 2006.
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