theme park

noun

Definition of 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 The impact of the Jif recall also reverberated at Disney World, which had to pull peanut butter-laden snacks at its Florida theme park due to shortages of the product. Kate Gibson, CBS News, 9 June 2022 That distinction belongs more to Hollywood Studios, its theme park with rides based on Star Wars and The Twilight Zone. Frank Pallotta, CNN, 28 May 2022 Visit her childhood home and her theme park, learn the background behind her songs and discover a different side of the iconic Southern belle. Lizz Schumer, Good Housekeeping, 23 May 2022 Under the terms of the Reedy Creek Improvement District, Disney was responsible for providing all social services within its theme park, including garbage collection, road repair and fire and emergency responders. Washington Post, 28 Apr. 2022 That special district effectively allows Disney to self-govern its theme park and resort properties in Central Florida. Skyler Swisher, Orlando Sentinel, 26 Apr. 2022 The measure proposes to strip the company of protections within a special Orlando-area taxing district that have allowed its theme park to self-govern for nearly six decades. Eloise Barry, Time, 21 Apr. 2022 The potential impact to Disney and the counties where its theme park sits is unclear. Winston Cho, The Hollywood Reporter, 20 Apr. 2022 The Parental Rights in Education law has sparked outrage among LGBTQ+ advocates and opposition from dozens of companies, including Disney, which has 77,000 employees at its Disney World theme park in Orlando. Robert Channick, chicagotribune.com, 7 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of theme park

1960, in the meaning defined above

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17 Jun 2022

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“Theme park.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/theme%20park. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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theme park

noun

Kids Definition of theme park

: an amusement park in which the rides and buildings are based on a central subject

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