Translation of park in Spanish:

park

Pronunciation: /pɑːrk; pɑːk/

noun/nombre

  • 1 1.1 (in town) parque (masculine)
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    • The most striking ones are connected with the illegal giveaway of some public parks and gardens, he said.
    • Work includes care of public parks, gardens, painting of signs, sowing of flowers, shrubs, care of the graveyards, repair of paths etc.
    • He would like to see more public parks and gardens where he could go to feed the ducks with his children; more facilities for younger people - and more child-friendly pubs.
    1.2 (in a private estate) jardines (masculine plural)
  • 2 2.1 (stadium) (American English/inglés norteamericano) estadio (masculine) 2.2 (soccer field) (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] the park el campo de juego, la cancha (Latin America/América Latina)
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    • Not to mention he accomplished this playing his home games in Yankee Stadium, a difficult park for righthanded hitters.
    • The Southern League has favored pitching dramatically of late, though the Georgia outfielders will be playing in historically neutral parks.
    • The ball had plenty of depth to reach the park's famed left field fence.
  • 3 [Military/Militar] parque (masculine)
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    • Plans came and went that included high-rise apartments and an amusement theme park, however nothing materialised.
    • A series of pilots are set to begin at regional and national theme parks.
    • In the amusement parks on the outskirts of Chennai, huge crowds queue for a water ride.

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