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 Buy now: Red Dead Redemption 2, Amazon Hitman 2 Playing Hitman 2 is like tip-toeing through an intricate and masterfully constructed clockwork theme park. Matthew Gault, Time, "The 10 Best Xbox One X Games You Can Play Right Now," 5 Feb. 2020 Disney authorized a feasibility study for an indoor theme park installed inside a five-story building in downtown St. Louis, according to a 2006 Disney biography by author Neal Gabler. al, "Did Mobile turn down Walt Disney World?," 2 Feb. 2020 Super Bowl Experience, a pro-football interactive theme park in Miami Beach, has been attracting fans for a week. Rosa Flores, CNN, "Behind the scenes of securing the Super Bowl," 1 Feb. 2020 There's a lot to look forward to this year in theme parks, including at SeaWorld and Silver Dollar City. David Oliver, USA TODAY, "Super Nintendo World coming to Universal Studios Japan – and maybe a theme park near you," 14 Jan. 2020 The duo had in fact performed the iconic song together several times before, with the first collaboration occurring at the 25th anniversary celebration of Dollywood, the country star's theme park in Tennessee, back in 2010. Hannah Jeon, Good Housekeeping, "Are Dolly Parton and Miley Cyrus Related? The Two Singers Share a Close Bond," 11 Jan. 2020 The Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival, Jan. 5 (Heilongjiang, China): Visitors to China’s northernmost province can take in surreal ice lanterns and sculptures spread across four theme parks. National Geographic, "What are your New Year's travel resolutions?," 31 Dec. 2019 Martin Scorsese recently made headlines for saying that Marvel movies were like theme parks. Bill Goodykoontz, azcentral, "'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' will make fans happy, but is that a good thing? (No spoilers)," 18 Dec. 2019 From April 30 to May 3, more than 3,000 athletes from across Texas will compete in the 51st Special Olympics Summer Games hosted by the theme park located at 5223 David Edwards on the Northeast Side. Vincent T. Davis,, "Special Olympics returns to San Antonio, bringing thousands of athletes to Morgan’s Wonderland," 11 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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14 Feb 2020

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“Theme park.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Feb. 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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