English version

nature reserve

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Outdoor
nature reserveˈnature reˌserve noun [countable]  DLOan area of land in which animals and plants are protected
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nature reserveIt is a nature reserve, with not a single permanent human inhabitant.Julie was cut down beneath a nearby tree on the beautiful nature reserve 220 miles north of Durban.Also with us was Jim McGeoch, naturalist and official warden for the latter nature reserve.The 325-acre fen, headwaters of the Waveney river, will be designated a national nature reserve.In only six years it has become a significant nature reserve in its own right.Care would be taken not to harm the environment in the nature reserve there, which was designated a world heritage area.Wildlife enthusiasts may prefer to visit the nature reserve islands of Oxney and Thanet.
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