water park


: an amusement park with facilities (such as pools and wetted slides) for aquatic recreation

Examples of water park in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Aurora Anguilla Resort & Golf Club promises to be a mecca for families when the water park and new kids and teens clubs open in the coming months. Lindsay Cohn, Parents, 28 Nov. 2023 Napoleon naturally wanders off to the Waterloo local water park at one point, while the other historical figures wreak havoc at the mall. Jennifer Ouellette and Sean M. Carroll, Ars Technica, 24 Nov. 2023 Guests will then spend a day at sea on the liner, which has a zip line and a water park, before returning to the Port of Miami on day five. Kirsty Hatcher, Peoplemag, 16 Nov. 2023 With two hotels, a water park, and an ever-growing theme park that has gained worldwide attention (and recent accolades) for its new attractions, seasonal festivals, and experiences, Dollywood has transformed into a bonafide family destination in the nearly 40 years since its creation. Elizabeth Rhodes, Travel + Leisure, 6 Nov. 2023 Hot Southern summers are peak season at Magic Springs, outside of Hot Springs, and the amusement and water park is making preparations to deal with predictions of even hotter summers down the road. Aaron Gettinger, Arkansas Online, 21 Oct. 2023 Camelback Resort Pocono Mountains, Pennsylvania Zip down the mountain in a snow tube and float down the lazy river in an inner tube at this ski resort with a massive indoor water park. Karen Cicero, Parents, 3 Nov. 2023 Magic Springs reopened the park in 2000, unveiling a water park within its footprint for the first time. Aaron Gettinger, Arkansas Online, 21 Oct. 2023 Stay cool:Visit these water parks and spraygrounds to beat the heat Longworth said the temperatures in those rooms quickly rise above those outside. Fox19 Now, The Enquirer, 21 Aug. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1982, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of water park was in 1982

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“Water park.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/water%20park. Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

Kids Definition

water park

: an amusement park with pools and wetted slides for recreation
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