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

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Some neighborhoods, such as Pacific Palisades, are mostly parkland, for example. Matt Stiles,, "L.A. might ban homeless people from sleeping on many streets. What about your block?," 9 Sep. 2019 During his re-election campaign, Hancock declined to commit to a specific number of new acres, while challenger Jamie Giellis committed to ensure 10% of Denver would be parkland. Bruce Finley, The Denver Post, "Denver residents take a stand on Park Hill Golf Course as green space dwindles citywide," 4 Aug. 2019 Surrounding the palace are 150 acres of heavily landscaped and hilly parkland, with footpaths leading to the sea. Jeff Opdyke,, "Crimea is an unexpected beauty set against an unsettled history," 23 June 2019 Two lanes cutting through parkland, the city suddenly gone, its former citizens all around you in their terraces of graves. Nathaniel Penn, Popular Mechanics, "The Day the Town Blew Up," 3 June 2019 But opposition to using public parks for the project is high in Newton: Nearly 6,000 people have signed a petition calling on Fuller to not use parkland for NewCAL. John Hilliard,, "Residents balk as Newton eyes Albemarle Field for senior center," 28 Aug. 2019 Walk to the trailhead of Almaden Quicksilver County Park about a half-mile away and take advantage of the miles of hiking trails that traverse the gorgeous parkland. Monica Lander, The Mercury News, "Sponsored: Updated home comes with high ceilings, designer details, an updated kitchen, a wet bar and a wood-burning fireplace," 17 July 2019 The construction of the Floyds Fork section of the Loop was possible because of a partnership with 21st Century Parks, an organization focused on preserving parklands for community benefits, according to its website. Laurel Deppen, The Courier-Journal, "'It will be a wedding ring for our city': Everything to know about the Louisville Loop," 28 June 2019 Since then, the city’s 16,000 acres of parkland have made Dayton the Midwest’s newest outdoor adventure capital. National Geographic, "Visit America’s newest adventure capital," 22 Aug. 2019

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1727, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of parkland

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

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