amusement park


Definition of amusement park

: a commercially operated park having various devices for entertainment (such as a merry-go-round and roller coaster) and usually booths for the sale of food and drink

Examples of amusement park in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Girls Scouts from all over the region can gather for a day of fun at the amusement park. Gabrielle Bunton, The Courier-Journal, 2 June 2021 Now open every day for its 115th season, the 121-acre amusement park is packed with rides for guests of all ages. Katie Chang, Forbes, 31 May 2021 Mason Assistant City Manager Jennifer Heft told Enquirer media partner Fox 19 that Mason police, working with Kings Island security, were able to identify suspects in several fights at the amusement park. Jennie Key, The Enquirer, 25 May 2021 In season two, the production designer suggested shooting at an old amusement park at Oaks Park, so the writers wrote a birthday party scene around it. Brooke Lefferts, Star Tribune, 10 May 2021 Kids will love the world's fastest multi-launch roller coaster at Busch Gardens amusement park, while adults can pick from a number of breweries, golf courses, and spas. Sucheta Rawal, Travel + Leisure, 17 Mar. 2021 Sitting in a train at a mini amusement park in the next town over, dressed in corduroy pants and paisley prints, the sole Black children in a sea of white ones. Anna Holmes, The Atlantic, 12 Feb. 2021 The Cabin John line was abandoned in 1960, two years before the District’s entire streetcar system ceased operating — and a year before the segregated amusement park was finally integrated. Washington Post, 6 Feb. 2021 This list did not initially include Cedar Point, but the amusement park was eventually allowed to reopen June 19, along with Kings Island, water parks and casinos. Cameron Fields, cleveland, 14 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of amusement park

1896, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of amusement park was in 1896

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17 Jun 2021

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“Amusement park.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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amusement park


English Language Learners Definition of amusement park

: a place that has many games and rides (such as roller coasters and merry-go-rounds) for entertainment

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Kids Definition of amusement park

: a place for entertainment having games and rides


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