play·​land ˈplā-ˌland How to pronounce playland (audio)

Examples of playland in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For those looking for out-of-the-water fun, Tom Foolerys Adventure Park is an epic playland that packs as much excitement as possible into 80,000 square feet of indoor fun. Gabi De La Rosa, Chron, 14 May 2023 These art-tech playlands have been fashioned in the wake of the original Meow Wolf in Santa Fe, a DIY artists' collaboration launched in 2008 that continues to draw huge crowds. Robin Soslow, Chron, 20 Feb. 2023 Rancho Bernardo Community Presbyterian Church: Christmas Eve family service is at noon Dec. 24 with live animals and playland from 12:30 to 2 p.m. at the church campus, 17010 Pomerado Road. San Diego Union-Tribune, 15 Dec. 2022 As a kid growing up in the outdoor playland of Arvada, Colo., a suburb just outside Denver, her family was always snowmobiling, four-wheeling and jet skiing. Julie Mazziotta, Peoplemag, 2 Nov. 2022 Attractions include a pumpkin playland, kiddie rides and petting zoo with pig races on weekends and Columbus Day. Annie Alleman, Chicago Tribune, 15 Sep. 2022 Baba’s House, at 410 15th St., is like an adult playland. Elena Kadvany, San Francisco Chronicle, 12 Nov. 2021 That said, the hotel, which is outfitted with over 2,000 LEGO models, is literally designed as a playland for young kids, so there are tons of interactive elements and activities to keep them entertained. Lauren Matthews, Good Housekeeping, 29 Sep. 2021 The Tommy Knocker playland added a spacious children's playground with a carousel, gold panning feature, splash pad and three-story climbing structures. Judy Koutsky, Forbes, 20 Sep. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1891, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of playland was in 1891

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“Playland.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2023.

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