parking lot


: an area used for the parking of motor vehicles

Examples of parking lot in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web According to an article by the Cincinnati Enquirer, part of the USA TODAY Network, in 2021, Garvey, 18 at the time, was accused of raping a 13-year-old girl in the parking lot of a Northern Kentucky apartment complex. Ahjané Forbes, USA TODAY, 6 July 2024 These hikes meet in the north parking lot of Cool Creek Park past the Nature Center. Karl Schneider, The Indianapolis Star, 4 July 2024 But every weekend in the parking lot of the Icot Business Center about 10 miles from the Gulf, more than 150 vendors—mostly from the Asian diaspora—fill their tents and tables with bok choy, bitter gourd, sugarcane stalks, mangoes, and Sweetheart lychee. Jennifer Justus, Southern Living, 2 July 2024 The hotel manager heard a horn honking in the parking lot and noticed a German shepherd trapped inside the vehicle, WISH and WTHR reported, citing court documents. Lauren Liebhaber, Kansas City Star, 1 July 2024 See all Example Sentences for parking lot 

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Word History

First Known Use

1924, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of parking lot was in 1924

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“Parking lot.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

parking lot

: an outdoor area for parking motor vehicles

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