green belt


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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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How can the officials cut trees at the green belt and use the land for other purposes.
CHILDREN visiting the Forest Road Green Belt fairy trail have been encaptured by the fairy houses constructed there by resident gardener, Harry Cook.
THE Jockey Club's ambition to develop Kempton for housing has been made more difficult by the estate's designation as strongly fulfilling the purposes of green belt.
Green belt land is something that everyone has probably heard of but is little understood.
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.
Coaching Green Belt Projects for Sustainable Success
A TORY MP battling to save green belt in England was accused of hypocrisy yesterday over his wife's plans to build 100 houses on protected Scottish land.
PLANS have been revealed to "erase" hundreds of hectares of Northumberland's protected green belt by opening it up for development.
A SUTTON Coldfield councillor has resigned from the board of a leading charity in a row over green belt development.