park·​land ˈpärk-ˌland How to pronounce parkland (audio)
: land with clumps of trees and shrubs in cultivated condition used as or suitable for use as a park

Examples of parkland in a Sentence

an area of beautiful parkland
Recent Examples on the Web But some park advocates have pushed for the Shattuck to be returned to parkland. Danny McDonald,, 21 June 2023 For virtually as long as the U.S. Open has been held at its current site, families, mostly immigrants from Ecuador, have made the surrounding parkland and parking lots home to their own kind of championships. David Waldstein Gabriela Bhaskar, New York Times, 6 Sep. 2023 Vistra had leased the parkland to the state at no cost for nearly 50 years. Lana Ferguson, Dallas News, 1 Sep. 2023 Other cities use their open spaces and parkland to create ongoing dialogue and engagement with the public. Philip Kennicott, Washington Post, 19 Aug. 2023 The parkland Galgorm Castle Golf Club and the links at Castlerock Golf Club are staging the tournament. Associated Press,, 19 Aug. 2023 The remote road runs through a stretch of sparsely populated beaches, marshes and parkland east of New York City. Michael Ruiz, Fox News, 19 July 2023 The West Side has seen an influx of parkland over the past few years, including Little Island, which is rising up out of the water nearby. Clio Chang, Curbed, 3 Oct. 2023 De León, a resident of Eagle Rock, used his campaign announcement to highlight his work in creating new parkland and creating housing for the city’s homeless population. David Zahniser, Los Angeles Times, 20 Sep. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1727, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of parkland was in 1727

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Cite this Entry

“Parkland.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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