parking lot


Definition of parking lot

: an area used for the parking of motor vehicles

Examples of parking lot in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The neighborhood, formerly warehouses and parking lots, is now populated with parks, cafes, and the Institute of Contemporary Art. Kate Bowers, Fortune, "Testing the Luxury Shoe Market With a Salon on Wheels," 16 Sep. 2019 The City of Akron is expected to contribute $2 million, primarily for parking lot and greenspace improvements. Robin Goist,, "Akron, Summit County partner to bring Smithers headquarters to downtown," 16 Sep. 2019 Turn right at fork (Rancho San Antonio Service Road) and continue short distance to northwest parking lot and trailhead. Tom Stienstra,, "Mountain lion alert sent out for South Peninsula," 13 Sep. 2019 Those who can’t use the stairs must use the upper parking area to access the second floor and lower parking lot to use the lower floor. Peter Marteka,, "South Windsor library’s elevator being replaced; will be out of service for weeks," 12 Sep. 2019 The same Toledo tactics doomed a proposal to turn a 30-acre former orchard adjoining the magnificent Santo Domingo Church into a luxury hotel and parking lot. Jonathan Kandell, New York Times, "Francisco Toledo, Celebrated Mexican Artist and Arts Philanthropist, Dies at 79," 6 Sep. 2019 Madrid and the surrounding areas were hit by the intermittent storm throughout the day that caused flight delays, flooded tunnels and parking lots and interrupted subway services. Fox News, "Madrid area inundated by severe rain, hail storm that spawned dramatic flooding," 27 Aug. 2019 According to village documents, the 5,000-square-foot restaurant would have dual drive-thru lanes, drive-thru land canopies, a 50-stall parking lot and an outdoor seating area, situated on a 1.35-acre lot. Cathy Kozlowicz, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Chick-fil-A just needs village board approval to build a restaurant in Menomonee Falls," 11 Sep. 2019 Walk around the exterior of the stadium and tailgating parking lots for free, or check out the new Titletown District for free entertainment. Amy Nelson, Twin Cities, "Green Bay Game Plan," 10 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of parking lot

1924, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of parking lot was in 1924

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English Language Learners Definition of parking lot

US : an area outside a building for parking cars, trucks, etc.

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