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NATIONAL PARK

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does national park mean? 

NATIONAL PARK (noun)
  The noun NATIONAL PARK has 1 sense:

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

  Familiarity information: NATIONAL PARK used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


NATIONAL PARK (noun)


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Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Hypernyms ("national park" is a kind of...):

park; parkland (a large area of land preserved in its natural state as public property)

Instance hyponyms:

Serengeti National Park (a national park in Tanzania created in 1951 to protect the wildlife)

Platt National Park (a national park in Oklahoma having mineral springs)

Petrified Forest National Park (a national park in Arizona having the world's largest collection of petrified coniferous trees)

Olympic National Park (a national park in Washington having rain forests of giant evergreens)

North Cascades National Park (a national park in Washington that is an alpine wilderness area featuring gold rush and logging campsites)

Mount Ranier National Park (a national park in Washington having mountain terrain featuring glaciers and alpine lakes and streams and swamps)

Mesa Verde National Park (a national park in Colorado containing prehistoric cliff dwellings; semiarid landscape)

Mammoth Cave National Park (a national park in Kentucky having a large cavern and an underground river)

Lassen Volcanic National Park (a national park in California having mountains and volcanic lakes and hot springs)

Lake Clark National Park (a national park in Alaska having Eskimo and Athapaskan archeological sites)

Kobuk Valley National Park (a national park in Alaska having mountains and forests and tundra and sand dunes and archeological sites)

Redwood National Park (a national park in California featuring a redwood forest and Pacific Ocean coastline)

Rocky Mountain National Park (a national park in Colorado having mountains and lakes and streams and forests)

Zion National Park (a national park in Utah having huge canyons and gorges carved by mountain rivers)

Yosemite National Park (a national park in California famous for its waterfalls and rock formations)

Yellowstone National Park (the first national park in the United States; located in the border area between Wyoming and Montana and Idaho; spectacular wilderness; famous for Old Faithful geyser and for buffalo and bears)

Wrangell-St. Elias National Park (the largest national park of the United States; located in Alaska)

Wind Cave National Park (a national park in South Dakota featuring bison herds and limestone caverns)

Voyageurs National Park (a national park in Minnesota having ancient rock outcroppings and evergreen forests)

Virgin Islands National Park (a national park in the Virgin Islands having tropical plants and animals; sandy beaches and coral reefs)

Theodore Roosevelt Memorial National Park (a national park in North Dakota that includes the site of former President Theodore Roosevelt's ranch)

Shenandoah National Park (a national park in Virginia for the Blue Ridge Mountains)

Sequoia National Park (a national park in California that includes Mount Whitney)

Kings Canyon National Park (a national park in California that has giant sequoia trees and alpine lakes and glaciers)

Kenai Fjords National Park (a national park in Alaska having mountains and whale watching and ancient Indian copper mines)

Crater Lake National Park (a national park in Oregon having the deepest lake in the United States in the crater of an extinct volcano)

Channel Islands National Park (a national park in California featuring sea birds and marine life)

Carlsbad Caverns National Park (a national park in New Mexico featuring what is probably the world's largest cavern with spectacular underground formations)

Capitol Reef National Park (a national park in Utah having colorful rock formations and desert plants and wildlife)

Canyonlands National Park (a national park in Utah having rock formations and ancient cliff dwellings; canyons of the Green River and the Colorado River)

Bryce Canyon National Park (a national park in Utah having multicolored rock erosions)

Biscayne National Park (a national park in Florida having underwater coral reefs and marine life)

Big Bend National Park (a large national park in Texas featuring mountains and desert and canyons and wildlife)

Badlands National Park (a national park in South Dakota having multicolored peaks and spires resulting from erosion; fossil sites)

Arches National Park (a national park in Utah including mountains and the Colorado River gorge and huge rock formations caused by erosion)

Denali National Park (a large national park in Alaska having peaks of the Alaska Range (including Mount McKinley) and the huge Denali fault)

Everglades National Park (a national park in Florida containing an immense subtropical wilderness with mangrove swamps and rare birds and wild animals)

Katmai National Park (a national park in Alaska featuring mountains)

Isle Royal National Park (a national park on an island in Michigan; includes prehistoric iron mines)

Hot Springs National Park (a national park in Arkansas featuring ancient hot springs; bathing is said to have therapeutic effects)

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (a national park in Hawaii featuring active volcanoes)

Haleakala National Park (a national park in Hawaii including a dormant volcano)

Guadalupe Mountains National Park (a national park in Texas that has the highest point in Texas; includes desert wilderness and the ancient Apache hunting grounds)

Great Smoky Mountains National Park (a national park in Tennessee and North Carolina that includes the highest mountain in the eastern United States)

Grand Teton National Park (a national park in Wyoming featuring mountains)

Grand Canyon National Park (a national park in Arizona including the mile deep canyon of the Colorado River which shows geologic features and fossil plants and animals)

Gates of the Arctic National Park (a large national park in Alaska featuring the Great Mendenhall Glacier)

Acadia National Park (a national park in Maine showing marine erosion and glaciation; includes seashore and also the highest point on the Atlantic coast)


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