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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
park
I.noun
COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES
a car park
▪ She couldn’t find a space in the car park.
a driving/parking/traffic offence
▪ Speeding is the most common traffic offence.
a parking permit
▪ You’ll need to apply for a residential parking permit.
amusement park
ball park
▪ Their estimate is in the right ball park.
business park
car park
caravan site/park (=area of land where people can park their caravans)
disabled parking/toilet/access etc (=for physically disabled people)
DNS parking
forest/park etc warden
game park
illegal parking/gambling/hunting etc
▪ The fines for illegal parking are likely to increase.
national park
▪ Yosemite National Park
park a car
▪ She parked the car by the side of the road.
park and ride
park keeper
park ranger
parking brake
parking facilities
▪ The building has parking facilities for twenty cars.
parking garage
parking light
parking lot
parking meter
parking restrictions
▪ Are there parking restrictions in the city centre?
parking ticket
retail park
safari park
science park
sculpture park
state park
theme park
trailer park
valet parking
COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS
■ ADJECTIVE
industrial
▪ STOKESLEY-based property developer and builder, Avon, is to build a £4m industrial park at South Bank, Middlesbrough.
▪ We wanted to be in an industrial park.
▪ The industrial parks were the worst.
▪ The same zero-pollution closed-loop principles in a plating factory can be designed into an industrial park or entire region.
▪ Susan was twenty-two, a computer operator in a large mirror company in an industrial park near their apartment.
▪ The city also reached agreement with a major development firm to market the industrial park area.
large
▪ Alton Towers, 10 miles away, is the largest leisure park in the country and combines a mini-Disneyland with beautiful gardens.
▪ Over ten thousand square miles in area, it is several times the size of Yellowstone, our own largest national park.
▪ The carbon deposit was thought to come from car exhaust fumes from a large car park close to the church.
▪ There was a large park spreading in front of me.
▪ At Slotermeer, a suburb of Amsterdam, a large park remained unfinished due to lack of funds.
▪ No problem about parking there is a large free car park outside the main doors.
▪ The hotel has its own large private car park.
▪ It has the advantage of being tucked away behind the Munster - and there used to be a large car park there.
local
▪ Outside was very pleasant with views over open fields and a local park.
▪ I actually like the local park system.
▪ How often do you get out for a walk in the countryside or even in the local park?
▪ If the weather is good, go outside to a local park or to the countryside.
▪ In addition, they would allocate local grants and manage local parks and libraries.
▪ Their lives take a startling turn when a friend is murdered in the local park.
▪ Neighbours and passers-by poured compliments on his handiwork, and even the local council's parks department were impressed.
▪ We head for the local needle park.
national
▪ The structure plans have also had an input into national park planning.
▪ Substantial fee increases for about 100 national parks will be announced by Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt over the next two months.
▪ At the same time, he ruled that the national parks in Kerry and Connemara would be no-go areas for mining.
▪ Like many national parks, Acadia in the summer has become crowded and intolerable.
▪ To see these we go to a national park within an hour's run of Sydney.
▪ We have already announced our intention to establish independent authorities for the eight national parks currently run as county council committees.
▪ In a $ 7.5 million effort to restore native plants and animals in the national park, the U.S.
new
▪ So Oxford's Lord Mayor was the first to wield the demolition hammer to help make way for a new business park.
▪ On the other hand, there will be a new park with jobs.
▪ Its new report increases the estimate because the new park expects to draw more fans.
▪ The area named in the court order has been used by gypsies but is earmarked for a new £125m business park.
▪ The resort that says it puts family first every day is opening a new park, the Wishing Well.
▪ The traders who trade around it can do nothing but benefit from the new multi-storey car park with 1,600 spaces.
public
▪ This public park is now known as Hubbards Hills.
▪ This trespass meant that no one must go inside the property because it was not public like a park, but private.
▪ The public park on Kampa Island consisted, until 1940, of private gardens belonging to these palaces.
▪ They no longer poach pigeons in public parks.
▪ Not long after these disclosures, Kasper was murdered by an unknown man with a dagger in a public park.
▪ She was standing face to face with a boy in the public park at the end of Decimus Street.
▪ Now some coward with a grudge has bombed a crowd of Olympics fans enjoying music in a public park.
small
▪ Near the Guardian bureau there is a small park, overlooked on three sides by tall buildings.
▪ At the tip of Ile Saint-Louis is a small triangular park where the island ends at a point.
▪ I am on a swing in a small park with my brother.
▪ He stopped for a few minutes in a small park to enjoy the scenery and collect his thoughts.
▪ After three miles you arrive at Magho where there is a small car park on the right.
▪ The sitting-room was on the first floor, above the garage, with a picture window overlooking a small park.
▪ Rise Hall, a large and handsome stone edifice, forms the centre of the village with a small but beautiful park.
▪ There is a small triangular park behind it and the crowd may have spilled out from the Great Hall.
■ NOUN
amusement
▪ And of course there is the famous Blackpool Pleasure Beach, a 4O acre amusement park, to visit.
▪ From his ever-changing complexion to his personal menagerie and private amusement park, Jackson has long cultivated an aura of eccentricity.
▪ The famous amusement park built in the heart of Copenhagen.
▪ The age-oriented community was conceived as a combination housing development and amusement park for active seniors.
▪ Last year Demi, who co-starred in Ghost, hired an amusement park for 37-year-old Bruce's big day.
▪ At the same time, you can do so without having to turn your branch into an amusement park.
▪ Peter Pan's Never Never Land, a plastic amusement park, lies under heavy rain on the front.
ball
▪ And the cost of a day at the ball park?
▪ He can walk to the ball park from the house.
▪ Change-up curves are what Mantle hits out of ball parks.
bench
▪ So he walked to the park and sat on the park bench and let his thoughts pass through his head.
▪ And so, Janir, pronounced Ja-NEER: two syllables put together on a park bench on the day of his birth.
▪ In the space next to William on the park bench there is a Sunday newspaper, as yet unfolded.
▪ Old friends Sat on their park bench Like book ends.
▪ I just sat on the park bench and watched him dragging that potbelly around.
▪ Apart from that it's park benches and dark archways.
▪ Like what the crazy old lady on the park bench in front of the Regency said that day.
business
▪ A business park will provide offices and light industrial premises.
▪ But like much of Texas during that period, the business park was a bust.
▪ So Oxford's Lord Mayor was the first to wield the demolition hammer to help make way for a new business park.
▪ The mosque, a converted office in a Tempe business park, is wall-to-wall with faithful.
▪ The deal means property developer Legacy will turn the Dome into a hi-tech business park.
▪ Pleasanton built a business park that ignited a commercial exodus from several Bay Area cities and sent its real estate skyrocketing.
▪ The area named in the court order has been used by gypsies but is earmarked for a new £125m business park.
▪ The Crossing Business Center, a 115-acre business park and employment center within Summerlin.
car
▪ The Missile was fuelled and waiting in the basement car park.
▪ Reaching the reserve car park once more, turn left on to the track again.
▪ They pour into the backstage car park like expensive treacle and come to a halt at the crack of a whip.
▪ Short stay charges and places in premium car parks have risen and drivers caught flouting the rules face a hefty £30 fine.
▪ The group, and anyone who wants to join, meet in Nun's Close car park, Richmond, at 9.30am.
▪ I shake my head and set a course for the car park.
▪ It would look as though a mountain of flowers was moving through the car park all on its own.
▪ Nurse Amanda Cadder saw the Essex post worker shot down in a Florida car park.
caravan
▪ Continuing on, the path re-enters the woodland to a caravan park.
▪ Follow the cinder path through the caravan park until you reach a surfaced road.
▪ There is a caravan park, mercifully hidden from the village street.
▪ Our caravan park offers over 50 acres to roam in and enjoy.
▪ Visitors are catered for by hotels, guest houses and a large caravan park and many of them have a regular clientele.
▪ Today there is a large but discreet caravan park around the farm.
▪ The latest victim was a 44-year-old woman on holiday with her boyfriend at a caravan park south of Durban.
▪ She was last night being comforted by her boyfriend at a caravan park near the beach.
city
▪ On the one hand they are vilified as criminals, nipping at small children in city parks where they have been fed.
▪ The families living in parking lots and city parks.
▪ In May, police launched Operation Park, increasing patrols of city parks and playgrounds that have become makeshift campgrounds.
▪ That could be done by selling the association a bigger piece of the 170 acres of city park land.
▪ One managed the city park in its neighborhood.
▪ This spectacle usually took place in a city park.
ranger
▪ We got away and were finally rescued by a park ranger.
▪ Newman, who worked part-time as a Cheltenham school crossing guard and park ranger, has no prior record.
▪ I turn to look for my two companions, park rangers Dominic Cardea and Nancy Favour.
▪ Only one structure, the Rotchev House, is original, park ranger Bill Walton says.
▪ A man found her wandering around and took her to the park ranger, who called the police.
▪ Behind the desk was Jim Bell, the voluble park ranger in charge of the one-room visitors center.
▪ Besides hiring more recreation leaders, Brown said the city should assign a park ranger to Chollas Lake at least on weekends.
▪ After a one-day training program, volunteers help park rangers teach visitors how to tide-pool safely and carefully.
safari
▪ We revealed that monkeys from Longleat and Woburn safari parks have been sold for laboratory experiments.
▪ Longleat House and safari park is only 9 miles away.
▪ Six hundred villas will be built in the Center Parcs development at the Wilts safari park estate following an inquiry.
▪ We went up to the safari park, to Evesham for fruit picking, to Redditch for shopping.
▪ The colony are the survivors of 60 baboons which escaped from a safari park that closed 20 years ago.
state
▪ If an animal moves a millimetre out of the state park zones, it's dead.
▪ Similar cabins at several state parks in Northern California are seldom vacant, Picard said.
▪ In fact, reservations for state park campgrounds are already 85 percent booked for the entire summer.
▪ Efforts to convert the railroad into a state park succeeded in 1972.
▪ Most listings are for state parks and recreational areas, where hiking, wildlife viewing and stargazing are family favorites.
▪ In Episode Two, they pack a tent and sleeping bags a weekend at a nearby state park.
▪ The state parks department has chosen a new contractor, Park.
theme
▪ Sixteen companies and around 300 sub-contractors had claimed £85m of extra payments on the £2.3 billion theme park.
▪ No theme park developer is about to invest tens of millions on that short a lease.
▪ One such offer was from a theme park in Dogpatch, Arkansas, which is devoted to cast-off metal monuments.
▪ Popular with senior citizens and the motor-coach touring set, the Heritage Plantation is billed as an Americana theme park and arboretum.
▪ Only that this would be on a farm: a sort of gastronomic theme park.
▪ Several months ago, the Florida theme park put an 800 number on a mailing to repeat visitors.
▪ Future applications include video game software and theme park rides.
▪ Or maybe a theme park at sea?
trailer
▪ When she was born Eminem lived in a trailer park with little money from his kitchen job to feed or clothe her.
▪ Time was you would find Democrats in trailer parks.
▪ Knightsbridge must look like a trailer park.
▪ Time was the people in trailer parks had no doubt that they had a friend in the Oval Office.
▪ Indeed, there seems to be an unnatural attraction be tween wetlands and development similar to that between trailer parks and tornados.
■ VERB
create
▪ It calls for creating a skateboard park, a picnic area, a sculpture to climb on and an amphitheater.
PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
a ball-park figure/estimate/amount
go down the shops/club/park etc
▪ We went down the shops on Saturdays.
in the (right) ball park
off-street parking
▪ Parking is a problem but the parish council are working to get a proper car park to give off-street parking.
▪ Without the creation of new off-street parking areas, this problem is likely to intensify.
EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS
▪ Faults were discovered in the mountings on the crash barriers around the top deck of the car park in July.
▪ From 1924 until his death, he lived and worked in a studio adjacent to the park.
▪ He proposed opening a second restaurant in the park to emulate the success of the Beach Chalet.
▪ In fact, they say, he hid in the labyrinth of coal pits beside the river in the park.
▪ The park is alive with bright color in the warmer months.
▪ They had a sheet showing a car park and also cars to cut out.
▪ To help tackle the problem, the park authority is carrying out a research study.
▪ Under any plan, said Griffin and Kennedy, the park faces $ 30 million to $ 50 million worth of rehabilitation.
II.verb
COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS
■ ADVERB
outside
▪ While a police constable was in the living room, the car parked outside was being daubed by the youth.
▪ Prescott, the administration building, looked the same, except that there were a dozen cars parked outside.
▪ It seemed utterly incongruous that there were cars parked outside on the wide circular drive - carriages would have looked more appropriate.
▪ He drove to the Ritz Delicatessen and parked outside.
▪ When she arrived at her own gate, she saw a large black Mercedes motor-car parked outside.
▪ When she arrived back, Charles's car was parked outside though there was no sign of him in it.
▪ Her car was parked outside where she lived, but she herself was nowhere to be found.
▪ The car, presumably, was still parked outside.
■ NOUN
car
▪ A pick-up truck and two other cars have been parked against the windows.
▪ The chief said her car rear-ended a parked vehicle and pushed it into three others.
▪ While a police constable was in the living room, the car parked outside was being daubed by the youth.
▪ In addition, 90 cars could be parked beneath boat racks.
▪ There were a couple of trees on the pavement and between them one or two cars were parked.
▪ Talk to anyone who lifts briefcases and laptops from cars in parking lots.
▪ A big saloon car was parked outside the other door with its engine running.
▪ I closed up the office and went down the back steps to the lot, where I keep my car parked.
caravan
▪ The company truck was parked next to the caravan where Robert had left it.
▪ It's now proposing to make it a criminal offence to park a caravan on land without consent.
corner
▪ When it got dark I drove over and parked around the corner.
▪ I parked Armstrong round the corner and walked back to press the doorbell of 28.
▪ Douglas dropped Jean off at her car before parking round the corner.
▪ I bet myself he had a Skoda parked round the corner.
▪ Speeding away from the village never to return - or parked just around the corner?
front
▪ He must have parked around the front of the motel.
▪ The big Lincoln was parked right in front of us, shrouded with a layer of cement-colored dust.
▪ If Maria Jakob's car had been parked in the front she would not have stopped.
▪ She parked in front of the office and went in.
▪ Miguel parked the car in front, stashing the briefcase under his seat before joining Domino on the stoop.
▪ Two huge generator trucks were parked in front of the ticket-holders' gate.
▪ Earl Varney parked his truck in front of the first of the sedans from Rehoboth.
▪ The parking lot in front of the dormitory was always full.
garage
▪ Unfortunately, it was damaged in the 1994 earthquake while parked in his garage.
▪ For example, Wynns floated the idea of eliminating surface street parking near the museum in exchange for a parking garage.
▪ She parked outside the garage and turned off the engine.
▪ By the year 2001 the tracks will circle the perimeter of the short-term parking garage roof in the middle of the loop.
▪ Downtown business types worry about things like access to parking garages.
▪ It was supposed to have been turned into a parking garage long before now.
▪ They also uncovered more than 60 sticks of wired dynamite in the trunk of a car parked in a Vallejo garage.
▪ Museum trustees argue that a parking garage must be built to satisfy the needs of their vehicle-dependent patrons.
house
▪ He had not parked in front of the house because he had no desire to draw attention to himself.
▪ The wrought iron gate, as usual, was open and he parked in front of the house.
▪ She got into the car, which was parked in front of the house.
▪ Sara discovered that they were to travel in two large buses which were parked outside the house.
▪ The digger, which was parked at the house after being repaired, was dumped 350 yards away.
▪ He was buzzed through the gates, and parked neatly in front of the house.
▪ Permission to park at house on application at Visitor Centre.
road
▪ It was still parked across the road from the boarding house.
▪ I parked off the road and ran to the beach area.
▪ She said she lived there and suggested David parked in a side road.
▪ There was a delay while people took their places in the vehicles parked along the road.
▪ I parked Armstrong on the road and walked down the short drive to the impressive Gothic porch around the front door.
▪ Your car is parked in the road off to the right.
▪ I usually park in Newgate Street, but when feeling unwell have occasionally parked on this road to cut down the walking.
▪ At the moment, the data is passed to police riders parked further down the road, who pull suspects over.
space
▪ At the chapel, there is space to park a car.
▪ The Rolls was parked in a reserved space.
trailer
▪ Parking the trailer Simply parking the trailer with the stands firmly down will not prevent really strong winds from doing irreparable damage.
▪ However, never park your trailer near one which has poor stands and is liable to swing in a wind.
truck
▪ The chatter of playing children drifted over from the tent village beside the rows of parked trucks.
▪ It was quite accidental that we planted Cleveland sage, a shrubby California native, next to where I park the truck.
▪ We park the truck just past Wino Tank and begin hiking up the canyon.
▪ Earl Varney parked his truck in front of the first of the sedans from Rehoboth.
▪ Resler and I jumped out while Leese and Nate went to park the truck.
van
▪ I parked the van alongside the bus stop, and Carol swayed to her feet thinking I was a bus.
▪ I parked my van and took a $ 1 5-a-week room in the Kalispell Hotel.
▪ It was hardly wider than a car and somebody had parked a van half way along.
▪ Stephen parked the van and delivered the screen.
vehicle
▪ They parked the vehicles and camouflaged themselves for the night, before settling down to cook.
▪ The driver was arrested after he crashed into a parked vehicle and tried to flee on foot.
▪ John Wells parked the vehicle then went to an auction in another car.
▪ The chief said her car rear-ended a parked vehicle and pushed it into three others.
▪ A word of warning: be careful not to park illegally as your vehicle is liable to be towed away.
▪ Some have side-mounted pullout sections; park the vehicle, flip a few latches and presto, instant living room.
▪ Parkers need to be clearly warned that they park their vehicles entirely at their own risk.
■ VERB
find
▪ One morning the following week, I went out to find a Toyota van parked outside the door of the bungalow.
▪ Her car was found in a parking lot at the bridge.
▪ When we arrived we found David Hall parked in his lorry, waiting for us.
▪ He found it parked safely at Santa Anita.
▪ When I arrive, I find Rainbow's taxi parked just outside the house.
▪ Eventually she found a place to park, beyond the post office.
▪ When you get to work you find a parking space pronto.
PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
a ball-park figure/estimate/amount
in the (right) ball park
off-street parking
▪ Parking is a problem but the parish council are working to get a proper car park to give off-street parking.
▪ Without the creation of new off-street parking areas, this problem is likely to intensify.
EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
▪ I couldn't find a place to park.
EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS
▪ He called for tougher action by police on motorists who illegally park in and around existing bus stops.
▪ I informed Withers I would be needing my old parking space.
▪ Jack led Rothstein and friend to the West Side garage where the booze truck was parked.
▪ My dad would park the Horsebox in the pub's car park.
▪ Taxis have been parking here for more than thirty years.
▪ The palm-tree groves and pedestrian walkways represent a welcome change from the mostly treeless parking lots elsewhere in the valley.
▪ The spacious restaurant surrounded by a convenient parking lot beams out yellow.
▪ There were cars parked down both sides even if I'd wanted to get closer, which I didn't.
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Park

Park \Park\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Parked; p. pr. & vb. n. Parking.]

  1. To inclose in a park, or as in a park.

    How are we parked, and bounded in a pale.
    --Shak.

  2. (Mil.) To bring together in a park, or compact body; as, to park artillery, wagons, automobiles, etc.

  3. In oyster culture, to inclose in a park.

  4. To bring (a vehicle) to a stop and leave it standing; -- typically a parked vehicle is off of the public road, the motor is not running, and the driver has left the vehicle.

    Note: a vehicle stopped but still running with the driver in it is said to be standing. parallel-park [PJC]

  5. To place (an object) in a temporary location; as, to park oneself on the couch; to park one's money in a mutual fund. [informal]

Park

Park \Park\ (p[aum]rk), n. [AS. pearroc, or perh. rather fr. F. parc; both being of the same origin; cf. LL. parcus, parricus, Ir. & Gael. pairc, W. park, parwg. Cf. Paddock an inclosure, Parrock.]

  1. (Eng. Law) A piece of ground inclosed, and stored with beasts of the chase, which a man may have by prescription, or the king's grant.
    --Mozley & W.

  2. A tract of ground kept in its natural state, about or adjacent to a residence, as for the preservation of game, for walking, riding, or the like.
    --Chaucer.

    While in the park I sing, the listening deer Attend my passion, and forget to fear.
    --Waller.

  3. A piece of ground, in or near a city or town, inclosed and kept for ornament and recreation; as, Hyde Park in London; Central Park in New York.

  4. (Mil.) A space occupied by the animals, wagons, pontoons, and materials of all kinds, as ammunition, ordnance stores, hospital stores, provisions, etc., when brought together; also, the objects themselves; as, a park of wagons; a park of artillery.

  5. A partially inclosed basin in which oysters are grown.

  6. Any place where vehicles are assembled according to a definite arrangement; also, the vehicles.

  7. A position of the gear lever in a vehicle with automatic transmission, used when the vehicle is stopped, in which the transmission is in neutral and a brake is engaged.

    Park of artillery. See under Artillery.

    Park phaeton, a small, low carriage, for use in parks.

    industrial park a region located typically in a suburban or rural area, zoned by law for specific types of business use (as, retail business, light industry, and sometimes heavy industry), often having some parklike characteristics, and having businesses, parking lots, and sometimes recreation areas and restaurants. The sponsoring agency may also provide supporting facilities, such as water towers, office buildings, or for large industrial parks, an airport.

Park

Park \Park\, v. i.

  1. To promenade or drive in a park; also, of horses, to display style or gait on a park drive.

  2. To come to a stop [in a vehicle] off of the public road and leave the vehicle standing; -- typically the motor of a parked vehicle is not left running; as, he parked in a no-parking zone.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
park

1812, "to arrange military vehicles in a park," from park (n.) in a limited sense of "enclosure for military vehicles" (attested from 1680s). General non-military meaning "to put (a vehicle) in a certain place" is first recorded 1844. Related: Parked; parking. Park-and-ride is from 1966.

park

mid-13c., "enclosed preserve for beasts of the chase," from Old French parc "enclosed wood or heath land used as a game preserve" (12c.), probably ultimately from West Germanic *parruk "enclosed tract of land" (cognates: Old English pearruc, root of paddock (n.2), Old High German pfarrih "fencing about, enclosure," German pferch "fold for sheep," Dutch park).\n

\nInternal evidence suggests the West Germanic word is pre-4c. and originally meant the fencing, not the place enclosed. Found also in Medieval Latin as parricus "enclosure, park" (8c.), which likely is the direct source of the Old French word, as well as Italian parco, Spanish parque, etc. Some claim the Medieval Latin word as the source of the West Germanic, but the reverse seems more likely. Some later senses in English represent later borrowings from French. OED discounts notion of a Celtic origin. Welsh parc, Gaelic pairc are from English.\n

\nMeaning "enclosed lot in or near a town, for public recreation" is first attested 1660s, originally in reference to London; the sense evolution is via royal parks in the original, hunting sense being overrun by the growth of London and being opened to the public. Applied to sporting fields in American English from 1867.\n

\nNew York's Park Avenue as an adjective meaning "luxurious and fashionable" (1956) was preceded in the same sense by London's Park Lane (1880). As a surname, Parker "keeper of a park" is attested in English from mid-12c. As a vehicle transmission gear, park (n.) is attested from 1949.

Wiktionary
park

n. 1 An area of land set aside for environment preservation and/or informal recreation. 2 # A tract of ground kept in its natural state, about or adjacent to a residence, as for the preservation of game, for walking, riding, or the like. 3 # A piece of ground, in or near a city or town, enclosed and kept for ornament and recreation vb. 1 (context transitive English) To bring (something such as a vehicle) to a halt or store in a specified place. 2 (context transitive informal English) To defer (a matter) until a later date. 3 (context transitive English) To bring together in a park, or compact body. 4 (context transitive English) To enclose in a park, or as in a park. 5 (context transitive baseball English) To hit a home run, to hit the ball out of the park. 6 (context intransitive slang English) To engage in romantic or sexual activities inside a nonmoving vehicle. 7 (context transitive informal sometimes reflexive English) To sit, recline, or put, especially in a manner suggesting an intent to remain for some time. 8 (context transitive finance English) To invest money temporarily in an investment instrument considered to relatively free of risk, especially while awaiting other opportunities. 9 (context Internet English) To register a domain name, but make no use of it (See http://en.wikipedi

  1. org/wiki/Domain%20parking) 10 (context transitive oyster culture English) To enclose in a park, or partially enclosed basin. 11 (context intransitive dated English) To promenade or drive in a park. 12 (context intransitive dated of horses English) To display style or gait on a park drive.

WordNet
park
  1. v. place temporarily; "park the car in the yard"; "park the children with the in-laws"; "park your bag in this locker"

  2. maneuver a vehicle into a parking space; "Park the car in front of the library"; "Can you park right here?"

park
  1. n. a large area of land preserved in its natural state as public property; "there are laws that protect the wildlife in this park" [syn: parkland]

  2. a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area; "they went for a walk in the park" [syn: commons, common, green]

  3. a facility in which ball games are played (especially baseball games); "take me out to the ballpark" [syn: ballpark]

  4. Scottish explorer in Africa (1771-1806) [syn: Mungo Park]

  5. a lot where cars are parked [syn: parking lot, car park, parking area]

  6. a gear position that acts as a parking brake; "the put the car in park and got out"

Gazetteer
Park, KS -- U.S. city in Kansas
Population (2000): 151
Housing Units (2000): 89
Land area (2000): 0.316593 sq. miles (0.819971 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 0.316593 sq. miles (0.819971 sq. km)
FIPS code: 54400
Located within: Kansas (KS), FIPS 20
Location: 39.112299 N, 100.360501 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 67751
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Headwords:
Park, KS
Park
Park -- U.S. County in Montana
Population (2000): 15694
Housing Units (2000): 8247
Land area (2000): 2802.410871 sq. miles (7258.210526 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 11.176254 sq. miles (28.946363 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 2813.587125 sq. miles (7287.156889 sq. km)
Located within: Montana (MT), FIPS 30
Location: 45.653282 N, 110.546931 W
Headwords:
Park
Park, MT
Park County
Park County, MT
Park -- U.S. County in Wyoming
Population (2000): 25786
Housing Units (2000): 11869
Land area (2000): 6942.393708 sq. miles (17980.716396 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 26.112640 sq. miles (67.631424 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 6968.506348 sq. miles (18048.347820 sq. km)
Located within: Wyoming (WY), FIPS 56
Location: 44.568961 N, 108.999016 W
Headwords:
Park
Park, WY
Park County
Park County, WY
Park -- U.S. County in Colorado
Population (2000): 14523
Housing Units (2000): 10697
Land area (2000): 2200.691135 sq. miles (5699.763631 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 9.999132 sq. miles (25.897633 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 2210.690267 sq. miles (5725.661264 sq. km)
Located within: Colorado (CO), FIPS 08
Location: 39.171091 N, 105.717199 W
Headwords:
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Park

A park is an area of natural, semi-natural, or planted space set aside for human enjoyment and recreation or for the protection of wildlife or natural habitats. It may consist of grassy areas, rocks, soil, and trees, but may also contain buildings and other artifacts such as monuments, fountains or playground structures. In North America, many parks have fields for playing sports such as soccer, baseball and football, and paved areas for games such as basketball. Many parks have trails for walking, biking and other activities. Some parks are built adjacent to bodies of water or watercourses, and these parks may comprise a beach or boat dock area. Often, the smallest parks are in urban areas, where a park may take up only a city block or less. Urban parks often have benches for sitting and they may contain picnic tables and barbecue grills. Parks have differing rules regarding whether dogs can be brought into the park: some parks prohibit dogs; some parks allow them with restrictions (e.g., use of a leash); and some parks, which may be called " dog parks," permit dogs to run off-leash.

The largest parks can be vast natural areas of hundreds of thousands of square kilometres (thousands of square miles), with abundant wildlife and natural features such as mountains and rivers. In many large parks, camping in tents is allowed with a permit. Many natural parks are protected by law, and users may have to follow restrictions (e.g., rules against open fires or bringing in glass bottles). Large national and sub-national parks are typically overseen by a park ranger or a park warden. Large parks may have areas for canoeing and hiking in the warmer months and, in some northern hemisphere countries, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing in colder months.

Park (Korean surname)

Park is the third most frequent Korean surname, traditionally traced back to King Hyeokgeose Park and theoretically inclusive of all of his descendants. In Chinese characters ( Hanja), it is written as , which is the simplified version of 樸 (pu). The name "Park" is usually assumed to come from the Korean noun bak (박), which means " bottle gourd". In Standard Chinese, it is read as piáo or . In Korean, it is read as 'pak'.

Park (album)

Park is the sixth album from The Mad Capsule Markets. Sometime in 1996, PARK was their first album to be released in the United States, with two mellower bonus tracks (the same bonus tracks as on the original limited Japanese pressing), but there was little interest. The album shows the band start to incorporate rap metal influences, an element that would become crucial in their later style. The melodious elements from Mix-ism are still prominent in several tracks. The album is often considered to be one of the band's best works. Hide praised the album as a perfect example of state of the art Japanese Rock.

Park (disambiguation)

A park is an area of land with a recreational or other specific purpose.

Park or Parks may also refer to:

Park (film)

Park is the name of an independent comedy-drama film released in 2007. It was produced by Dana Jackson and directed by Kurt Voelker.

The story revolves around a Los Angeles park, where ten colorful characters encounter love - and loss - in the course of one day.

It received the Audience Award at the 8th Annual CineVegas Festival where it was premiered in June 2006. After a limited theatrical run in 2007, it was released on DVD on May 20, 2008.

Pärk

Pärk or Paerk is a game, somewhat similar to a game of baseball but where the aim is to gain ground like in American football, that has been played for centuries on the island of Gotland in Baltic Sea. The game is played with two teams of 7 people on a field that is wide and that can vary in length. The players hit the ball with their hands or feet. The paerk, or serve area, is marked off with wooden laths and measures .

The ball is made of a tight ball of yarn that has been dressed in sheepskin.

Pärk is one of the disciplines at the annual Stånga Games (Stångaspelen).

Park (Wolverhampton ward)

Park ward is a ward of Wolverhampton City Council, West Midlands. It is located to the west of the city centre, and covers parts of the suburbs Bradmore, Compton, Finchfield, Merridale, Newbridge and Whitmore Reans. It borders the St Peter's, Graiseley, Merry Hill, Tettenhall Wightwick and Tettenhall Regis wards. It forms part of the Wolverhampton South West constituency.

Its name comes from the fact that two of the city's main parks, West Park and Bantock Park, lie within its boundaries. The ward also contains the Chapel Ash conservation area and also the Parkdale conservation area. Some other interesting architecture can be seen within the ward, particularly on the Tettenhall Road, such as first Mayor of Wolverhampton, George Thorneycroft's House. Two of the city's main thoroughfares are contained largely within the ward, namely the A41 Tettenhall Road and the Compton Road (A454. The Halfway House on Tettenhall Road was formerly a coaching house on the London to Holyhead route and as the name suggests, was the half way point. It was a pub for many years but is currently (2009) closed and for sale.

The ward contains the Marstons Park Brewery, one of the city's main employers. Other employers in the ward tend to be office or school based but there are also a number of well-known pubs and restaurants. The city's now closed Eye Infirmary was located at the top of Compton Road in Chapel Ash, the site is now awaiting redevelopment as is the nearby site of the old Quarterhouse pub, now demolished.

Also inside Park ward are a number of schools, including Wolverhampton Grammar School, Wolverhampton Girls' High School, St Peter's Collegiate School and St Edmund's Catholic Academy, as well as numerous Primary schools. The Compton campus of the University of Wolverhampton is there, as is the Paget Road campus of the City of Wolverhampton College.

Park (Tunbridge Wells)

Park is a local government ward within Tunbridge Wells borough in Kent, England. It is made up of the Camden Park estate, the formerly separate village of Hawkenbury containing a regional Land Registry, Dunorlan Park and the Forest Road area, off which can be found the Tunbridge Wells Cemetery & Crematorium and Nevill Golf Club.

The majority of the ward falls within the Anglican parish of St. Peter's (on Bayhall Road), with a United Reformed Church (on Forest Road) in Hawkenbury and a Salvation Army mission, also on Bayhall Road.

The ward is represented by three councillors, all of which are (as of 2007) Conservatives. The elections are contested by the Liberal Democrats and, for the first time in 2007, by the United Kingdom Independence Party.

Park (Sefton ward)

Park is a Metropolitan Borough of Sefton ward in the Sefton Central Parliamentary constituency that covers the villages of Sefton, Lunt, Lydiate and the western part of the town of Maghull, England.

Park (electoral ward)

Park is an electoral ward in Windsor, Berkshire. It is represented by two councillors (Phillip Bicknell and Natasha Airey of the Conservative Party) in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead. Nationally, the ward forms part of the UK Parliamentary constituency of Windsor and is represented by Adam Afriyie of the Conservative Party.

On 1 December 2011, there weare 3,702 voters on the electoral roll for the ward.

Park (Trafford ward)

Park was an electoral ward of Trafford covering Trafford Park and part of Stretford.

The ward was abolished in 2004, and most of its area incorporated into the new Gorse Hill Ward.

Its electoral history since 1973 is as follows:

Park (band)

Park is an American rock band, formed in Springfield, Illinois.

Park (MCC cricketer)

Park (dates unknown) was an English first-class cricketer who was active in the 1790s playing for Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC). He is recorded in one first-class match in 1795, totalling 1 run with a highest score of 1 not out.

Park (ward)

Park (ward) may refer to:

  • Park (Blackpool ward)
  • Park (Calderdale ward)
  • Park (Cheltenham ward)
  • Park (Fylde ward)
  • Park (Hartlepool ward)
  • Park (Knowsley ward)
  • Park (Lincoln ward)
  • Park (Merthyr Tydfil ward)
  • Park (Middlesbrough ward)
  • Park (North East Lincolnshire ward)
  • Park (Northumberland ward)
  • Park (Peterborough ward)
  • Park (Reading ward)
  • Park (Sefton ward)
  • Park (Telford and Wrekin ward)
  • Park (Tunbridge Wells ward)
  • Park (Watford ward)
  • Park (Windsor and Maidenhead ward)
  • Park (Wolverhampton ward)
  • Park (Wyre ward)
Park (restaurant)

Park is a restaurant housed in the Park Hotel Kenmare, Kenmare, County Kerry, Ireland. It is a fine dining restaurant that was awarded one Michelin star in the period 1983-1990 and in the period 1994-1999. The Egon Ronay Guide awarded the restaurant one star in the period 1983-1984.

The restaurant is housed in the 5-star hotel "Park Hotel Kenmare", which was established in 1897.

In the periods that the restaurant was awarded Michelin stars, headchef were Colin O'Daly (1983-1985), Brian Cleere (1994-1995), Bruno Schmidt and the late Matthew d'Arcy

Park (Reading ward)

Park is an electoral ward of the Borough of Reading, in the English county of Berkshire. It is the far eastern ward and is bordered to its west by Abbey and Redlands wards. On the north, east and south it is bordered by the civil parish of Earley in the Borough of Wokingham.

As with all wards, apart from smaller Mapledurham, it elects three councillors to Reading Borough Council. Elections since 2004 are held by thirds, with elections in three years out of four.

In the 2011, 2012 and 2014 a Green Party candidate won each election.

Member Since

Member

Ward

2010

Rob White

2011

Melanie Eastwood

2012

Jamie Whitham

Usage examples of "park".

The latter privilege was deemed to have been abridged by city officials who acted in pursuance of a void ordinance which authorized a director of safety to refuse permits for parades or assemblies on streets or parks whenever he believed riots could thereby be avoided and who forcibly evicted from their city union organizers who sought to use the streets and parks for the aforementioned purposes.

An elderly family friend had abused her when she was six, and she had been indecently assaulted in a Gloucester park at the age of thirteen.

Martinelli had an engagement and could not come to dinner, but he led me out of the park by a door with which I was not acquainted, and sent me on my way.

As I crossed the road to the Chandler House, I could see that Daniel was talking to Aden in the parking lot.

Airthrey Castle, standing in a fine park with a lake, adjoins the town on the south-east, and just beyond it are the old church and burying-ground of Logie, beautifully situated at the foot of a granite spur of the Ochil range.

He could hear the sound of portable generators running, and there were also lights on in the admin building, across the tracks from where he was parked.

DRMO, then told him to park out front and look for an envelope on the front door of the admin building.

Here is the Park, And O, the languid midsummer wafts adust, The tired midsummer blooms!

He had, in fact, crossed the designs of no less a power than the German Empire, he had blundered into the hot focus of Welt-Politik, he was drifting helplessly towards the great Imperial secret, the immense aeronautic park that had been established at a headlong pace in Franconia to develop silently, swiftly, and on an immense scale the great discoveries of Hunstedt and Stossel, and so to give Germany before all other nations a fleet of airships, the air power and the Empire of the world.

But no sooner had it started than instantly the aeronautic parks were to proceed to put together and inflate the second fleet which was to dominate Europe and manoeuvre significantly over London, Paris, Rome, St.

It was then they heard for the first time of the real scale of the Dornhof aeronautic park and the possibility of an attack coming upon them not only by sea, but by the air.

Prince was negotiating with Washington, while his detached scouts sought far and wide over the Eastern States looking for anything resembling an aeronautic park.

There came to their great aeronautic parks at Chinsi-fu and Tsingyen by the mono-rails that now laced the whole surface of China a limitless supply of skilled and able workmen, workmen far above the average European in industrial efficiency.

Chatterjee, a political exile who had formerly served in the British-Indian aeronautic park at Lahore.

A large number of skilled engineers had already been brought from the fleet and were busily at work adapting the exterior industrial apparatus of the place to the purposes of an aeronautic park.