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Noun: Parks
  1. United States civil rights leader who refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white man in Montgomery (Alabama) and so triggered the national Civil Rights movement (1913-2005)
    - Rosa Parks
Noun: park  paa(r)k
  1. A large area of land preserved in its natural state as public property
    "there are laws that protect the wildlife in this park";
    - parkland
     
  2. A piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    "they went for a walk in the park";
    - commons, common, green
     
  3. (baseball) a facility in which ball games are played (especially baseball games)
    "take me out to the park";
    - ballpark [N. Amer]
     
  4. A lot where cars are parked
    - parking lot, car park [Brit], parking area
     
  5. A gear position that acts as a parking brake
    "the put the car in park and got out"
Verb: park  paa(r)k
  1. Place temporarily
    "park the car in the yard"; "park the children with the in-laws"; "park your bag in this locker"
     
  2. (driving) manoeuvre a vehicle into a parking space
    "Park the car in front of the library"; "Can you park right here?"

See also: parked

Type of: arena, bowl, channelise [Brit], channelize, civil rights activist, civil rights leader, civil rights worker, direct, gear, gear mechanism, guide, head, lay, lot, maneuver [US], manoeuver [non-standard], manoeuvre [Brit, Cdn], parcel, parcel of land, piece of ground, piece of land, place, point, pose, position, put, set, sports stadium, stadium, steer, tract

Part of: populated area, urban area

Encyclopedia: Parks, Louisiana

Park, Nottinghamshire