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

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K-pop group Momoland captures the euphoria of going to an amusement park as a kid. Devon Abelman, Allure, "K-Pop Group Momoland Shares the Weirdest Parts of Their Beauty Routines," 24 Aug. 2018 At the time of Caleb’s death, Kansas had weak regulations of amusement park rides. Steve Vockrodt And Lauren Fox, kansascity, "Schlitterbahn to tear down Verruckt water slide in KCK where young boy died in 2016," 12 July 2018 Meanwhile, the exterior, more reminiscent of an amusement park than a shopping center, will be clad in fabric canopies on top and lined with monochrome porcelain panels on the side. Alex Bazeley, Curbed, "Playful shopping mall designed by Will Alsop to be built in Kenya," 10 July 2018 The time has come for the smell of funnel cakes and the whir of amusement park rides in Marion County. Chris Sims, Indianapolis Star, "What you need to know about the Marion County Fair," 15 June 2018 Returning for its ninth consecutive year is Neon Carnival (presented by Levi’s Brand and Tequila Don Julio), an outdoor dance party complete with amusement park rides and games, including bumper cars and a giant Ferris wheel. Brianne Tracy,, "Coachella 2018: Everything to Know from the Biggest Performers to the Hottest Parties," 12 Apr. 2018 Since the boy's death, the state has passed a law requiring more rigorous inspections of amusement park rides. NBC News, "Designer of Schlitterbahn waterslide that decapitated boy taken into custody at airport," 3 Apr. 2018 Royce and Cole inject themselves into the clip, rapping in front of various popular amusement park rides and games. Michael Saponara, Billboard, "Royce Da 5'9" & J. Cole Reminisce About Old Times in 'Boblo Boat' Video," 26 Mar. 2018 The indictment alleges that a company co-owner and the designer of the Verruckt rushed it into use and had no technical or engineering expertise related to amusement park rides. Margaret Stafford, Time, "Water Park Operator Charged After 10-Year-Old Boy Decapitated on Slide," 23 Mar. 2018

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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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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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