Definition of playground
- a vacation playground
The island was a playground of the rich and famous until the 1950s.
These mountains are a playground for hikers, skiers, and nature lovers.
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: an outdoor area where children can play that usually includes special equipment (such as swings and slides)
: a place where people go to do enjoyable things
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