Webster Definition for "park"

1. park \'pa:rk\ n [ME, fr. OF parc enclosure, fr. ( assumed) VL parricus] 1a: an enclosed piece of ground stocked with beasts of the chase and held by royal prescription or grant 1b: a tract of land often including lawns, woodland, and pasture attached to a country house and used as a game preserve and for recreation 2a: a piece of ground in or near a city or town kept for ornament and recreation 2b: an area maintained in its natural state as a public property 3a: a level valley between mountain ranges 3b: an open space surrounded by woodland 4a: a space occupied by military animals, vehicles, or materials 4b: PARKING LOT 5: an enclosed arena or stadium used esp. for ball games

2. park vt 1: to enclose in a park 2a1: to bring to a stop and keep standing at the edge of a public way 2a2: to leave temporarily on a public way or in a parking lot or garage 2b: to land or leave an airplane 3: to set and leave temporarily 4: to assemble (as equipment or stores) in a military dump or park : to park a vehicle - parker n

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