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

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Recent Examples on the Web Located at the edge of the sea within a field of black lava, this four-bedroom, 7,000-square-foot Kona, Hawaii, retreat is quite the peaceful playland. Lauren Jones, House Beautiful, "This Seaside, Hawaiian Retreat by Walker Warner and Nicole Hollis Is Set Up Like a Small Village," 21 Jan. 2021 This meant eliminating the interior playland amenity and instead investing those resources into the drive-thru. John Benson, cleveland, "Parma native excited to open city’s first Chick-fil-A location next week," 15 Jan. 2021 The location appears pristine — ideal, a playland for the rich and outdoorsy. Longreads, "The Grieving Landscape," 10 Aug. 2020 The Germantown McDonald's was built in 1977 with an indoor playland constructed on the south side of the building in 1996. Cathy Kozlowicz, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Germantown's McDonald's will be razed, then rebuilt this spring," 6 Mar. 2020 This week, the iconic brand opened Toys R Us Adventure, an interactive playland for both parents and kids. Editors, USA TODAY, "World Series Game 4, National Trick or Treat Day: 5 things you need to know this weekend," 26 Oct. 2019 Since the fire, the park has built a new visitors center, a gondola, a zip line that crosses the gorge, new food areas, an amphitheater for summer concerts, and a children’s playland, complete with a carousel, splash pad and climbing areas. Sarah Kuta, The Know, "As the Royal Gorge turns 90, now is the time to visit Cañon City," 27 July 2019 Started in 1978, the Bacchanalian—erm, Dyonisian—celebration is filled with all things Hellenic: wine tastings, cooking demonstrations, traditional Greek folk dancing, art exhibits, musical performances, and more, plus a kids’ playland. Betsy Blumenthal, Condé Nast Traveler, "What to Do in Charlotte, N.C. This Summer," 21 June 2019 The slow but unrelenting march of boiling hot lava that consumed hundreds of homes this week has also inundated Hawaii's picturesque Kapoho Bay, turning a playland for water sports into an ominous field of molten rock. John Bacon, USA TODAY, "Picturesque Kapoho Bay transformed into lava field as Hawaiian volcano rumbles," 6 June 2018

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First Known Use of playland

1891, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of playland was in 1891

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1 Feb 2021

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“Playland.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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