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Definitions of park

  1. a facility in which ball games are played ( especially baseball games); " take me out to the ballpark"
  2. a lot where cars are parked
  3. Scottish explorer in Africa ( 1771- 1806)
  4. a gear position that acts as a parking brake; " the put the car in park and got out"
  5. a large area of land preserved in its natural state as public property; " there are laws that protect the wildlife in this park"
  6. place temporarily; " park the car in the yard"; " park the children with the in- laws"; " park your bag in this locker"
  7. Any place where vehicles are assembled according to a definite arrangement; also, the vehicles.
  8. To bring together in a park, or compact body; as, to park artillery, wagons, automobiles, etc.
  9. In oyster culture, to inclose in a park.
  10. To promenade or drive in a park; also, of horses, to display style or gait on a park drive.
  11. A piece of ground inclosed, and stored with beasts of the chase, which a man may have by prescription, or the king's grant.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. A partially inclosed basin in which oysters are grown.
  16. To inclose in a park, or as in a park.
  17. To bring together in a park, or compact body; as, to park the artillery, the wagons, etc.
  18. A piece of ground, in or near a city or town, inclosed and kept for ornament and recreation; as, Hyde in London; Central in New York.
  19. A large tract of ground used as a public place for recreation; an artillery encampment.
  20. To inclose in a ground for recreation; to station together.
  21. An inclosure: a tract surrounding a mansion: a piece of ground inclosed for recreation: ( mil.) a space in an encampment occupied by the artillery; hence, a collection of artillery, or stores in an encampment.
  22. To inclose: to bring together in a body, as artillery.
  23. Inclosed ground with trees; place for, or collection of, artillery.
  24. A tract of land set apart for ornament or recreation.
  25. An enclosure for artillery, or the artillery there placed.
  26. A large piece of ground enclosed for public or private recreation; an inclosure round a mansion; an artillery encampment; the train of artillery belonging to an army or army division.
  27. To enclose in a park; to collect in a park.
  28. An enclosed portion of grass- land in or near a town for amusement or exercise; the pasture and woodland surrounding a mansion- house; the train of heavy artillery, with carriages, ammunition, & c., which accompanies an army to the field; the whole collection of tools, & c., belonging to the engineer department of the army.
  29. To enclose, as a park; to bring into a compact body, as artillery.
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Usage examples for park

  1. Moreover, it holds a delectable bit of country on Lake Derwentwater, known as the Brandlehow Park Estate. – Vanishing England by P. H. Ditchfield
  2. " And the man in the park, that, too, took place in what was necessarily an almost secret spot. – Take the Reason Prisoner by John Joseph McGuire
  3. Wall, after bein' on the water a little while, I begun to feel so much rested that I proposed that we should row round to the other end of the park, and pay attention to some of the State Buildin's. – Samantha at the World's Fair by Marietta Holley
  4. A short time after, while I was walking with some friends in Branitz Park, the prince summoned me, and greeted me with the exclamation, " You are a poet!" – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  5. She kept to the park? – The Woman of Mystery by Maurice Leblanc
  6. All he wanted was Nell; and Nell, knowing that he would want her, had agreed to be in the park at half past eight. – 100%: The Story of a Patriot by Upton Sinclair
  7. I see him now coming across the park. – A Mere Accident by George Moore
  8. Mr. Beale asked, 'cause there's a place called Chevering Park, pretty as a picture- I thought we might lay out there. – Harding's luck by E. [Edith] Nesbit
  9. It became quiet in the park. – IT and Other Stories by Gouverneur Morris
  10. General himself can't park here. – A Matter of Proportion by Anne Walker
  11. " It's right across the park. – The Egyptian Cat Mystery by Harold Leland Goodwin
  12. I cannot walk across the park alone. – Ayala's Angel by Anthony Trollope
  13. This goes near the ball park and we'll save three miles. – Jimmy Kirkland and the Plot for a Pennant by Hugh S. Fullerton
  14. The children were sitting on a seat in St James's Park. – The Story of the Amulet by E. Nesbit
  15. I encountered Mr. Totten in the park beyond the Jungfraublick. – The Prince of Graustark by George Barr McCutcheon
  16. Afterwards when we were walking in the park I asked her: What aunt were you talking of just now? – The Darling and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov
  17. Did you drive through the Park? – My Little Sister by Elizabeth Robins
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