amusement park

plural amusement parks

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 Many families that do visit Kristiansand head straight for Dyreparken, a vast zoo and amusement park about seven miles east of the city. David Nikel, Forbes, 1 Aug. 2022 The class action civil rights lawsuit alleges that multiple costumed members of staff at the Sesame Street themed amusement park ignored a 5-year-old Black girl during a meet-and-greet in June. Justine Browning,, 28 July 2022 Anyone who’s almost lost their lunch inside the Gravitron ride at their local amusement park stop knows the basics behind the plan, and the spin-inducing trick behind making this work. Tim Newcomb, Popular Mechanics, 22 July 2022 The Wheel at Icon Park is seen in background of image of the Orlando, Fla. amusement park's entrance. CBS News, 18 July 2022 Along with the new harness, the amusement park company announced that all properties are now accredited as Certified Autism Centers in partnership with the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES). Antonia Debianchi,, 18 July 2022 That was the headline for the first San Francisco Chronicle article about Marriott’s Great America, when the Santa Clara amusement park was announced in 1973. Peter Hartlaub, San Francisco Chronicle, 28 June 2022 Reminder – the resort, like the amusement park, doesn’t accept cash. Susan Glaser, cleveland, 15 June 2022 It can be easily tossed in your carry-on, purse, beach bag, fanny pack, or backpack to add comfort to all kinds of warm-weather occasions, from amusement park trips to concerts and sports games. Amanda Ogle, Travel + Leisure, 9 June 2022 See More

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First Known Use of amusement park

1890, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of amusement park was in 1890

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4 Aug 2022

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“Amusement park.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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Kids Definition of amusement park

: a place for entertainment having games and rides


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