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A privately owned parcel of land within the boundaries of a federal preserve, especially within a national park or national seashore.

in′hold′er n.
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(Law) property law a piece of privately owned land inside a federal reserve such as a national park
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(ˈɪnˌhoʊl dɪŋ)

a tract of land under private ownership within a national park.
[1970–75; Amer.]
in′hold`er, n.
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LAWC appreciates very muchthe collaboration with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime inholding this forum.
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One of his admirers didn't live too far away and, in fact, owned the small lodge that had been built in the only private non-native inholding in the Twin Lakes area.
In addition to these direct observations, we obtained photographic evidence of both antagonistic and nonantagonistic behaviors between the San Joaquin kit fox and the American badger within another private conservation inholding in the northern portion of the Carrizo Plain, approximately 20 and 44 km northwest of the locations where the interactions described above occurred.
The first buyer of the twelve-acre mansion parcel sold the inholding to a wealthy businessman after a fire destroyed much of the main building.
Some of these inholding tracts provide exclusive access to vast areas of National Forest land, and in this context, the transmission lines may be an insignificant consideration.
Most of this area is National Park, but the Mapuche Indians have an inholding up the Nirihuau River Valley.
Park management company Xanterra has installed this impressive solar phalanx, smack-dab in the middle of its private "inholding" at Furnace Creek within southeastern California's Death Valley National Park.
Because most of the internal roads are closed due to flooding except the main road that connects the 1-15 to the 1-40, we find ourselves driving the long way around the outside of the preserve to get to Mitchell Caverns, a state park inholding.
When they refused to leave their private inholding in the Siskiyou National Forest, firefighters gave them emergency shelters that they could retreat to if the buildings caught fire.
Our property is an inholding surrounded on all sides by national forest.
There are reportedly 600 of these enormous animals in Yellowstone and the adjoining Gallatin National Forest, which surrounds this inholding.