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green (in the environmental sense) + space


greenspace ‎(plural greenspaces)

  1. An area of undeveloped landscape, such as park land left within a city during planning and zoning other areas for development.
    • 2009 June 7, Mireya Navarro, “Fields of Gold? Yes, in a Way”, New York Times:
      But in suburbs of New York and elsewhere, mom and pop operators with a sense of humor (the companies have names like Poop Patrol and ScooperDude and slogans like “We’re No. 1 in the No. 2 business”), have found a market: the super-busy, families with children who play in the yard and homeowner associations with common greenspace or dog runs.


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