Yosemite National Park

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Yosemite National Park

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(Placename) a national park in central California, in the Sierra Nevada Mountains: contains the Yosemite Valley, at an altitude of about 1200 m (4000 ft), with sheer walls rising about another 1200 m (4000 ft). Area: 3061 sq km (1182 sq miles)
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Yosem′ite Na′tional Park′


n.
a national park in E California, in the Sierra Nevada: granite peaks, waterfalls, giant sequoias, and a steep-walled valley (Yosem′ite Val′ley). 1182 sq. mi. (3060 sq. km).
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Noun1.Yosemite National Park - a national park in California famous for its waterfalls and rock formationsYosemite National Park - a national park in California famous for its waterfalls and rock formations
Calif., California, Golden State, CA - a state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes
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In March 1903, President Theodore Roosevelt read a book by naturalist John Muir and wrote to him asking that they visit California's Yosemite wilderness together.