Meaning of recreationist


Pronunciation: (rek"rē-ā'shu-nist), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who advocates that national parks, seashores, lakes, etc., be preserved in their natural state for recreation, farming, or scientific study.
  2. a person who frequently enjoys outdoor recreation, as camping and hiking.
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