theme park


Definition of theme park

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

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This first-ever Serpentine pavilion now plays host to discos and children’s birthday parties in a corner of Flambards theme park in Cornwall, somewhere between Ferdi’s Funland and the Rocking Tug Boat. Max Maeckler, Vogue, "Bjarke Ingels’s Serpentine Pavilion Is on a World Tour: First Stop, Toronto," 24 Sep. 2018 Last month, Disney agreed to raise the minimum wage for 9,700 employees at its California theme park resort to $15 an hour. Mike Schneider, The Seattle Times, "Disney offers 46 percent raises, could use more part-timers," 27 Aug. 2018 She also was accused of making more than $40,000 in additional purchases that pampered other senior UAW officials, including a shotgun, golf equipment, luggage, concert tickets, theme park tickets and other items. Tresa Baldas, Detroit Free Press, "Fiat Chrysler exec charged in FCA-UAW scandal," 4 Apr. 2018 Obama told supporters about his memories of visiting Disneyland — including being kicked out of the theme park as a teenager for smoking. Lauren Young, Teen Vogue, "Barack Obama Is Back on the Campaign Trail. Here's What People Who Saw Him Had to Say," 10 Sep. 2018 Kimball was the founder of the Firehouse Five Plus Two, a Dixieland jazz band that played regularly at the nearby theme park. Mark Yost, WSJ, "A Museum to Spark New Interest," 11 July 2018 At the Gatorland theme park in Florida, a man and child were stuck for 20 minutes on the cable, which was located 40 feet above a pool of alligators. Megan Friedman, Popular Mechanics, "Honeymooning Couple in Fatal Ziplining Accident," 10 July 2018 Enjoy pursuits in the theme parks, and retreat to the Four Seasons at night to watch fireworks over the Magic Kingdom from the hotel rooftop. Paul Rubio, Condé Nast Traveler, "8 Places to Go for Father's Day," 8 June 2018 Clark’s Elioak Farm has put out a call for images from one of the most photographed attractions at the former theme park. Susan Soldavin, Howard County Times, "Resident scores big cash, prizes on 'Wheel of Fortune' [Clarksville]," 7 June 2018

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First Known Use of theme park

1960, in the meaning defined above

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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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