national seashore
noun Date: 1962 a recreational area adjacent to a seacoast and maintained by the federal government

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • national seashore — (sometimes caps.) an area of seacoast set aside and maintained by the U.S. government for purposes of recreation or wildlife study. [1960 65] * * * ▪ United States       in the United States, any of a number of coastal areas reserved by the… …   Universalium

  • national seashore — na′tional sea′shore n. (sometimes caps.) gov an area of seacoast maintained by the U.S. government for public recreation or wildlife study • Etymology: 1960–65 …   From formal English to slang

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  • National Register of Historic Places listings in Cumberland Island National Seashore — This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Cumberland Island National Seashore. This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Cumberland Island… …   Wikipedia

  • Cumberland Island National Seashore — IUCN Category II (National Park) …   Wikipedia

  • Point Reyes National Seashore — Der Point Reyes Strand erstreckt sich über rund 20 km …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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