Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park
noun
a national park in California famous for its waterfalls and rock formations
Instance Hypernyms: ↑national park
Part Holonyms: ↑California, ↑Golden State, ↑CA, ↑Calif.

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Yosemite National Park [Yosemite National Park]
a US ↑national park in the ↑Sierra Nevada mountains of eastern ↑California. It was established in 1890 and covers 1 189 square miles/3 080 square kilometres. It was named after the Yosemite River that runs through it and contains Yosemite Falls, the highest ↑waterfall in the US (2 425 feet/740 metres). The park is also famous for its many giant ↑sequoia trees. It was made a ↑World Heritage Site in 1984.
See also redwood

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