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park US English

A large public green area in a town, used for recreation

park US Thesaurus

we were playing in the park

Park, Mungo US English

(1771–1806), Scottish explorer. He undertook a series of explorations in western Africa (1795–97), among them the navigation of the Niger

car park US English

A parking lot or parking garage

deer park US English

A large enclosed area of ground attached to a country house, in which deer are kept

Hyde Park US English

A town in southeastern New York, on the Hudson River, north of Poughkeepsie, associated with the family of Franklin D. Roosevelt; population 20,270 (est. 2008)

Oak Park US English

A village in northeastern Illinois, west of Chicago; population 49,557 (est. 2008)

park home US English

A prefabricated building occupied as a permanent home, located with others in a dedicated area of ground

Asbury Park US English

A city in east central New Jersey, on the Atlantic Ocean, long a noted resort; population 16,546 (est. 2008)

Bethel Park US English

A borough in southwestern Pennsylvania, south of Pittsburgh; population 31,562 (est. 2008)

Buena Park US English

A city in southern California, southeast of Los Angeles; population 79,379 (est. 2008). Its tourist attractions include Knott’s Berry Farm, a theme park

double-park US English

Park (a vehicle) alongside one that is already parked at the side of the road

Menlo Park US English

A city in north central California, south of San Francisco; population 30,087 (est. 2008)

office park US English

An area where a number of office buildings are built together on landscaped grounds

Park Avenue US English

A commercial and residential street in Manhattan in New York City, regarded as emblematic of worldly success

park cattle US English

Animals of a breed of primitive cattle that are maintained in a semi-wild state in several parks in Britain. They are typically white in colour with dark ears and muzzles

Park Range US English

A range of the Rocky Mountains in southern Wyoming and northern Colorado, west of the Front Range

park ranger US English

A person in charge of patrolling and maintaining a park and enforcing regulations

retail park US English

A shopping development situated outside a town or city, typically containing a number of large chain stores

safari park US English

An area of parkland where wild animals are kept in the open and may be observed by visitors driving through

theme park US English

An amusement park with a unifying setting or idea

Tuxedo Park US English

A village in southeastern New York; population 719 (est. 2008). Developed in the 1880s as a retreat for the rich, it gave its name to the evening jacket

water park US English

A large outdoor area with swimming pools, water slides, and similar attractions

Winter Park US English

A resort and citrus-growing city in east central Florida, northeast of Orlando; population 27,909 (est. 2008)

Baldwin Park US English

A city in southwestern California, east of Los Angeles; population 77,380 (est. 2008)

Brooklyn Park US English

A city in southeastern Minnesota, north of Minneapolis; population 71,308 (est. 2008)

business park US English

An area where company offices and light industrial premises are built

Central Park US English

A large public park in the center of Manhattan in New York City

College Park US English

A city in central Maryland, just northeast of Washington, DC, home to the University of Maryland; population 26,925 (est. 2008)

national park US English

A scenic or historically important area of countryside protected by the federal government for the enjoyment of the general public or the preservation of wildlife

Overland Park US English

A city in northeastern Kansas, southwest of Kansas City; population 171,231 (est. 2008)

Park Chung-hee US English

(1917–79), South Korean statesman; president 1963–79. After staging a coup in 1961, he was elected president and by 1971 had assumed dictatorial powers. Under his presidency, South Korea emerged as a leading industrial nation

Rohnert Park US English

A city in northwestern California, north of San Francisco; population 40,496 (est. 2008)

science park US English

An area devoted to scientific research or the development of science-based or technological industries

terrain park US English

A specially designed outdoor area for skiing and snowboarding, containing a variety of ramps, jumps, etc.

trailer park US English

An area with special amenities where trailers are parked and used for recreation or as permanent homes

Adirondack Park US English

A state preserve in north central New York, the largest park in the contiguous US

amusement park US English

A large outdoor area with fairground rides, shows, refreshments, games of chance or skill, and other entertainments

industrial park US English

An area of land developed as a site for factories and other industrial businesses

park the bus US English

(Typically of an away team) play in a very defensive way

technology park US English

A science park

University Park US English

A city in northeastern Texas, enclosed by northern Dallas, home to Southern Methodist University; population 24,853 (est. 2008)

amusement park US Thesaurus

the rides at the amusement park

park-and-ride US English

A system for reducing urban traffic congestion, in which drivers leave their cars in parking lots on the outskirts of a city and travel to the city center on public transportation

Baxter State Park US English

A preserve in northern Maine that incorporates Mount Katahdin and the northern end of the Appalachian Trail

Saint Louis Park US English

A city in southeastern Minnesota, west of Minneapolis; population 45,465 (est. 2008)

Katmai National Park US English

A national preserve in southwestern Alaska, on the Alaska Peninsula, noted for its volcanic activity and wildlife

Korup National Park US English

A national park in western Cameroon, on the border with Nigeria. It was established in 1961 to protect a large area of tropical rainforest

Kruger National Park US English

A national park in eastern South Africa, on the Mozambique border. It was originally a game reserve established in 1898 by President Kruger

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