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parkitecture
 n.— «The rustic, rock-and-timber buildings and massive lodges constructed by highly skilled artisans are now famously part of the national parks” visual style, often referred to as “parkitecture.” In parks such as Yosemite—where an unusual number of projects were undertaken—the CCC’s imprint remains.» —“National park backers call for creation of a service corps similar to the Depression-era CCC” by Julie Cart Los Angeles Times Feb. 1, 2009. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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