parkland

noun
park·​land | \ ˈpärk-ˌland How to pronounce parkland (audio) \

Definition of parkland

: 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 The low-water Frasier Dam, at the west end of the parkland, is designed to keep the current Elm Fork at a certain level for Dallas Water Utilities’ water-processing purposes. Sharon Grigsby, Dallas News, 1 Oct. 2021 The property includes 85 acres of parkland for future development with another 45 acres also blocked off for development. Madison Bateman, baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, 30 Sep. 2021 Walks were re-created, with urns providing eye-catchers and paths allowing guests to discover more of the parkland, its arboretum and also wildlife including roe deer, bees and various nesting birds around the lake. Joanne Shurvell, Forbes, 21 Sep. 2021 The property includes 85 acres of parkland for future development with another 45 acres also blocked off for development. Madison Bateman, baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, 30 Sep. 2021 The ceremony went on despite an enduring legal battle against the Obama Foundation’s use of parkland and as local activists planned a protest outside the future site of the presidential center to call for more affordable housing protections... James Freeman, WSJ, 29 Sep. 2021 His pitch comes despite an enduring legal battle against his use of parkland and as local activists planned a protest outside the future site of the presidential center to call for more affordable housing protections. Alice Yin, chicagotribune.com, 28 Sep. 2021 The board also tabled a project set to go in Mount Auburn because of the same secretive process in which parkland would be sold, but the city didn't provide the sale cost. Sharon Coolidge, The Enquirer, 16 Sep. 2021 Nobody was exceedingly jazzed to have urban parkland exploited for the convenience of Frisco, Lewisville and Plano residents. Sharon Grigsby, Dallas News, 17 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of parkland

1727, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of parkland was in 1727

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“Parkland.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/parkland. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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parkland

noun

English Language Learners Definition of parkland

: land with trees, bushes, etc., that is or could be used as a park

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