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park / pärk/ • n. 1. a large public green area in a town, used for recreation: a walk around the park. ∎  a large area of land kept in its natural state for public recreational use. ∎  (also wildlife park) a large enclosed area of land used to accommodate wild animals in captivity. ∎  a stadium or enclosed area used for sports. ∎  a large enclosed piece of ground, typically with woodland and pasture, attached to a large country house: the house is set in its own park. ∎  (in the western U.S.) a broad, flat, mostly open area in a mountainous region. 2. an area devoted to a specified purpose: an industrial park. ∎  chiefly Brit. a parking lot or garage: a coach park. 3. (in a car with automatic transmission) the position of the gear selector in which the gears are locked, preventing the vehicle's movement. • v. [tr.] bring (a vehicle that one is driving) to a halt and leave it temporarily, typically in a parking lot or by the side of the road: he parked his car outside her house | [intr.] he couldn't find anywhere to park. ∎  [tr.] inf. deposit and leave in a convenient place until required: come on in, and park your bag by the door. ∎  (park oneself in/on) inf. sit down on or in: after dinner, we parked ourselves on a pair of couches.

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park
1. In ancient farming systems, the enclosed fields lying between the inner fields next to the farm buildings and the larger, outer fields used only seasonally for pasture.

2. Enclosed land on which deer are or were kept.

3. Land, usually wood-pasture, enclosed by a pale, and intended for the keeping of deer.

4. In modern use: (a)an area of land set aside for public enjoyment and designed to resemble semi-natural land;(b)an enclosure for semi-wild animals.

5. See national park.

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park

park
1.. In ancient farming systems, the enclosed fields lying between the inner fields next to the farm buildings, and the larger, outer fields used only seasonally for pasture.

2.. Enclosed land on which deer are or were kept.

3.. Land, usually wood-pasture, enclosed by a pale, and intended for the keeping of deer.

4.. In modern use:
a. an area of land set aside for public enjoyment and designed to resemble semi-natural land;

b. an enclosure for semi-wild animals.

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park enclosed land held by royal grant or prescription for the chase XIII; (north.) field, paddock XVI; enclosed ground for public recreation; space in a camp occupied by artillery, etc. XVII. — (O)F. parc :— medL. parricus — Gmc. base repr. by OHG. pfarrih, pferrih (G. pferch) pen, fold, corr. to OE. pearruc (see PADDOCK), MLG., MDu. perc (Du. perk).
Hence park vb. XVI f. the sb.

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Park

Park

a space occupied by parked vehicles, stores, etc.; hence, the objects themselves, collectively ; an enclosed area in which game beasts such as deer are bred; a place for breeding oysters.

Examples : park of artillery, 1755; a vast park of carriages, 1827; of deer, 1781; of oyster culture, 1883; of oysters; of wild fish, 1607; of young oysterlings, 1851; a park of waggons, 1859.

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park. Enclosed outdoor place of recreation, originally used for hunting. From C18 parks were created as landscape gardens for aesthetic and recreational pleasure. From C19 public parks were created, and later larger areas for public enjoyment were designated, e.g. the National Parks of the USA. See also business park, industrial park, theme park.

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Deer Park

Deer Park:1 Uninc. village (1990 pop. 28,840), Babylon town, Suffolk co., SE N.Y., a primarily residential suburb on Long Island. 2 City (1990 pop. 27,652), Harris co., SE Tex., a growing industrial and residential suburb of Houston, with refineries and plastics manufacturers.

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Deer Park

Deer Park (site of the Buddha's first sermon): see SĀRNĀTH.

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