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world's fairs
International expositions that feature exhibits on arts, agriculture, science, and industry, with participants from around the world.

yacht clubs (buliding complexes)
Seaside, lakeshore, or riverside facilities for the congregation of members of a yacht club, which is a group of people involved with the sport of sailing and yachting. Yacht clubs typically include a marina, a delimited section of the beach, safe offshore anchorages, and buildings for the meeting and refreshment of the members. Seaside, lakeshore, or riverside facilities for the congregation of members of a yacht club, which is a group of people involved with the sport of sailing and yachting. Yacht clubs typically include a marina, a delimited section of the beach, safe offshore anchorages, and buildings for the meeting and refreshment of the members.

yards (open spaces)
Comparatively small open areas attached to a house or other building or enclosed by it, and open to the sky; sometimes walled.

YMCA
No description is available for this term.

youth centers
Premises that house facilities for the spare-time activities of young people, often those belonging to a given social club for youths.

ziggurats
Ancient Mesopotamian temple towers in the form of stepped pyramids.

zoos (built complexes)
Gardens, parks, or other grounds in which wild animals, and sometimes also domestic animals, are kept for public exhibition, usually in enclosures. Animals in zoos can generally be given more intensive care than is possible in nature reserves or wildlife refuges. Marine invertebrates, fish, and sometimes marine mammals, are often kept in separate aquariums.

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