nature strip


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nature strip

n
informal Austral a grass strip in front of a house between a fence or footpath and a roadway
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nature strip

- An area of grass beside a roadway, possibly with a few trees or shrubs, lying between the footpath part and the roadway proper.
See also related terms for shrubs.
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