Noun: park paa(r)k
- 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
Verb: park paa(r)k
- A large area of land preserved in its natural state as public property
"there are laws that protect the wildlife in this park";
- A piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
"they went for a walk in the park";
- commons, common, green
- (baseball) a facility in which ball games are played (especially baseball games)
"take me out to the park";
- ballpark [N. Amer]
- A lot where cars are parked
- parking lot, car park [Brit], parking area
- A gear position that acts as a parking brake
"the put the car in park and got out"
- Place temporarily
"park the car in the yard"; "park the children with the in-laws"; "park your bag in this locker"
- (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