theme park


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 Lengyel also was instrumental in the creation and development of the Disney Sports and the Parks Alliance Development organizations that support joint marketing programs of the company's theme parks and major global corporations. Mike Barnes, The Hollywood Reporter, "Phil Lengyel, Longtime Disney Marketing Executive, Dies at 70," 9 Jan. 2020 The wintry effect has become a must-have holiday feature for malls, zoos, theme parks and tourist attractions across sunny Southern California. Hugo Martín,, "Fake snow is in high demand. Just don’t ask how it’s made," 31 Dec. 2019 The picture likely benefited from other Star Wars productions this year, such as the opening of two themed lands at the company’s theme parks and a hit show The Mandalorian on Disney’s new streaming service. Fortune, "Newest Star Wars Film Produces Another Box Office Hit for Disney," 23 Dec. 2019 Meet Santa Claus: Direct from the North Pole, guests can meet Santa Claus through Dec. 24 at Disneyland Resort theme parks and hotels. Advertorial, Orange County Register, "Tips From Disney Expert: Visiting Disneyland Resort During the Holidays," 30 Nov. 2019 Supporters argued that winter sunsets about 6:30 p.m., rather than the current 5:30, could give an economic boost with tourists staying later at theme parks and beaches. Tom Davies, Indianapolis Star, "Poll: 70% of Americans don't like daylight saving time," 1 Nov. 2019 Tourist attractions in Tokyo, including the Disneyland and DisneySea theme parks and the Ueno Zoo, closed Saturday, as did hundreds of supermarkets and department stores in the city and nearby prefectures., "Rivers swell and hills slide as deadly typhoon hits Japan - The Boston Globe," 13 Oct. 2019 Its total revenue across all business segments, which includes theme parks and media networks (TV channels), hit a record high in 2019 at nearly $70 billion. Adam Epstein, Quartz, "2019 was Disney’s biggest year ever, but 2020 will be its most important," 20 Dec. 2019 Five sets of Santa wigs were shipped to Ireland last month for Tayto Park, a theme park operated by the Irish potato chip company Tayto. Dahlia Ghabour, The Courier-Journal, "This Louisville company is hand-making the best 'Designer Santa Beards' in the world," 18 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of theme park

1960, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of theme park was in 1960

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17 Jan 2020

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“Theme park.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 18 January 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of theme park

: an amusement park where the rides and attractions are based on a particular theme (sense 2b)

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Kids Definition of theme park

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

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