theme park


: an amusement park in which the structures and settings are based on a central theme

Examples of theme park in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Footage shows a man walking among the theme park ride’s sets, festive music playing in the background. Daniel Miller, Los Angeles Times, 27 Nov. 2023 There's also the Holiday World theme park, a Christmas village and plenty of Christmas stores. Madison Roberts, Peoplemag, 24 Nov. 2023 Lifetime Orlando residents, and year after year, people get hurt or killed on theme park rides—usually for being dumb. Beth Ann Mayer, Parents, 22 Nov. 2023 Disney World already has four theme parks, more than 25 hotels, two water parks and a shopping and dining district on 25,000 acres (10,117 hectares) outside Orlando, Florida. Mike Schneider, Fortune, 14 Nov. 2023 The entertainment giant’s fiscal fourth-quarter results late Wednesday generally came in ahead of Wall Street’s expectations, especially in key areas such as streaming subscribers, theme park revenue and operating income. Dan Gallagher, WSJ, 9 Nov. 2023 Following a restructuring of financial reporting, Disney now breaks its three business segments into Entertainment (film, TV and streaming), Sports (which holds ESPN results), and Experiences (theme parks and products). Jennifer Maas, Variety, 8 Nov. 2023 And Disney has shown that theme parks will continue to be a big part of its strategy in the near future. Tori Latham, Robb Report, 27 Oct. 2023 From baked goods and philanthropy to theme parks and perfume, everything Parton touches turns to gold. Meghan Overdeep, Southern Living, 13 Nov. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1960, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of theme park was in 1960

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“Theme park.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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theme park

: an amusement park in which the structures and settings are based on a central theme
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