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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Following her extra special first birthday party, which included the creation of theme park #StormiWorld in her honor, baby Stormi was gifted a glitzy diamond chain by her father, Travis Scott. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Kylie Jenner & Travis Scott Just Gave Stormi the Most Precious Lightning Bolt Necklace," 17 Feb. 2019 The hotel is next to a theme park in a rural area with severe shortages of workers. Takashi Mochizuki, WSJ, "Robot Hotel Loses Love for Robots," 14 Jan. 2019 In 1990, there was even talk of Disney executives no longer calling it a theme park to emphasize the working studio to serious filmmakers. Gabrielle Russon,, "Disney-MGM Studios moves on from Hollywood dreams to theme park reality," 14 June 2018 This is where Imagineers conceptualize, plan, build, engineer, program, paint, costume, and test audio-animatronic figures that will end up in one of Disney’s 12 theme parks across the globe. Matt Blitz, Popular Mechanics, "The A1000 Is Disney's Advanced Animatronic Bringing the Galaxy's Edge Star Wars Theme Park To Life," 28 Feb. 2019 San Diego, CA With a string of hot new hotel openings and a legit Baja-Med food scene San Diego is stepping out from the shadow of its big sister due north, earning world-class destination status beyond its famous theme parks. Condé Nast Traveler, "The Best Cities in the U.S.: 2018 Readers' Choice Awards," 9 Oct. 2018 But attendance fell short as its theme parks lacked compelling story lines and characters. Dominique Fong, WSJ, "Theme Park Developments in China Hit Crossroads: Real or Pixie Dust?," 31 July 2018 And with the Disney trivia feature, there’s sure to be something for everyone to enjoy as guests can discover fun facts about their favorite theme parks. Shelley Caran, ajc, "Everything you need to know about Toy Story Land at Disney's Hollywood Studios," 29 June 2018 New York City is considering a ban on plastic foam food containers, and SeaWorld has banned plastic bags and straws from many of its theme parks. Scott Berson, miamiherald, "'Plastic-free' town congratulates itself with a banner. A plastic banner," 13 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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