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green belt

n
1. (Environmental Science) a zone of farmland, parks, and open country surrounding a town or city: usually officially designated as such and preserved from urban development
Translations

green belt

n (round town) → cintura di verde
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CONTACTS: The Green Belt Movement, Resource Renewal Institute, Building A, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, CA 94123/(no phone).
POPULATION figures which planners relied on for a housing blueprint that could see 8,000 homes built on green belt land are out of date, it is claimed.
A GREEN belt campaigner fears moves to relax planning laws in the city could lead to Coventry becoming part of Birmingham.
A FIERCELY opposed bid to build homes on green belt land have been given the green light.
SCORES of Sutton Coldfield residents put on their winter coats, bobble hats and scarves as they staged a protest walk around threatened green belt land.
However, Creigiau and St Fagans' Conservative councillor Graham Thomas said a green belt would not ease concerns over plans to build tens of thousands of new homes on the city's unprotected green fields.
ISLAMABAD, March 16, 2012 (Frontier Star): Residents of Karachi Company strongly protested against illegal occupation of green belt and foot paths by encroachers and land grabbers (Qabza Mafia).
Namely banging on about the threat to the Green Belt in this column.
Housing minister Mark Prisk said: "This Government has explicitly stated it will maintain Green Belt protections.
While the council hopes to persuade neighbours in the Black Country and Worcestershire, which are believed to have a surplus of sites, to take some of the demand, Mr Nickolds fears that the developers will be able to lobby for further green belt land.
We must save green belt MRS Clegg, of Netherton, writes in defence of the green belt and will no doubt be aware that public consultation on the new Local Plan opens on November 9.
A HEATED debate about whether Cardiff should have a green belt has ended in agreement.