greenbelt greenbelt  /ˈɡrin ˌbɛlt/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a belt of parks or rural land surrounding a town or city

Usage(s):

  • Moreover, the land in question which Pinewood owns is located within the greenbelt, a swath of rural land that rings London where development is usually prohibited.

News

  1. Astronomers say formerly active black hole is dormant in cosmic 'nap'

    GREENBELT, Md., June 11 (UPI) -- U.S. astronomers say a black hole observed a decade ago consuming massive amounts of gas in the center of its galaxy has gone dormant, taking a cosmic "nap."
    on June 12, 2013     Source: UPI

  2. Area roundup: Fifteen area players on Greenbelt Bowl rosters

    Fifteen players from the Wichita Falls area will be playing in the 64th Childress Rotary Greenbelt Bowl all-star football game at 6:30 p.m. Saturday in Childress’ Fair Park Stadium.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Wichita Falls Times Record News

  3. Gazette.Net: Greenbelt police chief attends White House immigration briefing

    Greenbelt Police Chief James Craze and other law enforcement officials from around the country met with Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano at the White House on May 14 for a briefing on immigration reform, according to a Greenbelt Police Department news release.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Gazette.net

Quotes

  1. "The Greenbelt preserves the water's edge for public park space, makes adjacent land more attractive for future development, and offers residents another new opportunity to enjoy Buffalo's waterfront," said Congressman Brian Higgins, who secured...
    on Aug 22, 2008 By: Brian Higgins Source: Environment News Service

  2. "And Ontario is greener. We've permanently protected from development a greenbelt spanning more than one million acres across the Golden Horseshoe. Ontario has a tough new Clean Water Act and new protections for endangered species, and a plan is in...
    on Sep 10, 2007 By: Dalton McGuinty Source: CNW Telbec (Communiqué de presse)

  3. Marianne Wilkinson said the planned return to service is "grossly unfair for taxpayers living outside the Greenbelt ."
    on Feb 3, 2009 By: Marianne Wilkinson Source: Metro Canada - Ottawa

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cursory cursory
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