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 Friends of Horseshoe Lake renewed their call for City Council to consider an alternative proposal to the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District’s plan to remove the dam and restore two stream branches through the public parkland. Thomas Jewell, cleveland, 17 May 2022 Cherokee Park was designed by Fedrick Law Olmsted in the late 1800s and is a popular Louisville recreation area, with more than 400 acres of outdoor space and a more than two-mile Scenic Loop that snakes through the parkland. Ana Rocío Álvarez Bríñez, The Courier-Journal, 11 May 2022 In 2017, the parks and recreation department in Portland, Oregon, committed to a five-year racial-equity plan that includes tree planting and expanding parkland. Shawnté Salabert, Outside Online, 22 Apr. 2022 At the open-air Norsk Folkemuseum, a hundred and sixty historical buildings from around Norway have been gathered in hilly, wooded parkland. Rebecca Mead, The New Yorker, 18 Apr. 2022 The effort, planners say, could lead to fewer car lanes, more parkland and a thriving downtown thoroughfare that appeals to pedestrians and cyclists, tourists and locals. Washington Post, 15 Apr. 2022 In May 1948, the swollen Columbia River overwhelmed a railroad embankment, leading to the destructive flooding of low-lying Vanport City, the massive housing development on what is now North Portland parkland. oregonlive, 17 Mar. 2022 The city was seeking a 0.15 percent income tax increase to be used for the development of parkland over the next 10 years. Linda Gandee, cleveland, 9 May 2022 The property offers amenities and country home activities, including an 18-hole, par-72 parkland golf course that weaves around the grounds. Debbi Kickham, Forbes, 25 May 2021 See More

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First Known Use of parkland

1727, in the meaning defined above

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25 May 2022

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“Parkland.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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