playland

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

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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 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

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1891, in the meaning defined above

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