car park

noun

Definition of car park

chiefly British
: a lot or garage for parking

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Employees of the clothing store found 21-year-old Shaneque Thomas in a car parked outside — with a gunshot wound to her shoulder, NBC Chicago reported. Josh Magness, miamiherald, "Girl saw loaded gun in pregnant mom's car, cops say. A witness 'just heard screaming' | Miami Herald," 18 Apr. 2018 Her neighbor, Paul, noticed someone sitting in a car parked outside of his home near DeAngelo's home for more than a day. Joseph Serna, latimes.com, "Golden State Killer suspect known for cursing, angry outbursts, say neighbors who called him 'freak'," 26 Apr. 2018 The driver of the limousine as well as all 17 of its passengers were killed when the limousine crashed into a car parked near the Apple Barrel Country Store and Cafe. Zolan Kanno-youngs, WSJ, "Limo in N.Y. Crash That Claimed 20 Lives Had Failed Inspection, Gov. Cuomo Says," 8 Oct. 2018 The chase developed after a game commission worker who had been clearing brush spotted a car parked in a field and called local police, who, in turn, contacted state police. Michael Rubinkam, The Seattle Times, "DA: Police justified in chasing drug suspect with bulldozer," 28 Aug. 2018 On a recent humid evening in the Colombian border city of Cucuta, a Venezuelan woman wrapped her newborn daughter in a pale yellow blanket and left her with a note alongside a car parked near a stadium hosting a high school field day. Christine Armario, Fox News, "Kids fleeing Venezuela left hungry, sick and even abandoned," 13 July 2018 The teenager walked up to a car parked near the Rosemont Community Center, 4872 Rose Bay Drive, about 3 a.m. June 29, Orlando Police Lt. Gal Tziperman Lotan, OrlandoSentinel.com, "17-year-old arrested in carjacking, sexual battery," 7 July 2018 On Saturday, a broken water pipe created a hole directly underneath cars parked on a road in Manchester. Wmur-tv, BostonGlobe.com, "New Hampshire sinkhole swallows three cars parked on road," 18 June 2018 Although a dedicated bike lane is not currently planned at that location, the lane reduction by Caltrans is designed to give bicyclists more space to maneuver around cars parked near Mt. Woodson. Julie Gallant, Ramona Sentinel, "Roadwork aims to improve SR-67 safety," 4 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of car park

1926, in the meaning defined above

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