playland

noun
play·​land | \ˈplā-ˌland \

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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 The nearly 500-acre playland will be broken into areas dedicated to specific films. Liz Stinson, Curbed, "Studio Ghibli, maker of ‘Spirited Away’, reveals plans for amusement park," 3 May 2018 The pop-up exhibition by the team behind crafts website Oh Happy Day is a bold, iridescent playland. Flora Tsapovsky, San Francisco Chronicle, "Pop-up ‘museums’ target the selfie generation," 1 Feb. 2018 There will be live animals and a children’s playland will be on-site. Linda Mcintosh, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Community news in North County," 23 Dec. 2017 Because the Winter Wonderfest is hosted by the Discovery Cube, there is an educational element that accompanies the snowy playland. Lou Ponsi, Daily Pilot, "Discovery Cube's Winter Wonderfest gives kids and families a snow-filled day," 15 Dec. 2017 The festival featured three days of music, craft beers, food, fireworks, and a playland for children. Dennis Hohenberger, Courant Community, "Septemberfest Delights The Crowd," 19 Sep. 2017 The fun frivolity of dressing for a night out in Palm Beach has been a trademark of this Island playland for nearly 70 years. Town & Country, "11 Reasons Why Palm Beach During the Holidays is a Preppy Paradise," 2 Dec. 2014 Playland opened on the shores of Bitter Lake in May 1930 as an amusement park for all of Seattle to enjoy. Colin Diltz, The Seattle Times, "Photos: Bitter Lake’s Playland brought amusement to Seattle from the 1930 to the ’60s," 2 May 2017

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1891, in the meaning defined above

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