vest-pocket park
noun Date: 1966 a very small urban park

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • vest-pocket park. — See pocket park. [1965 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • vest-pocket park. — See pocket park. [1965 70] …   Useful english dictionary

  • vest-pocket park — noun : a very small urban park …   Useful english dictionary

  • vest-pocket — [vest′päk΄it] adj. 1. small enough to fit into a vest pocket [a vest pocket dictionary] 2. quite small or compact [a vest pocket park] …   English World dictionary

  • vest-pocket — vest′ pock et adj. 1) designed to be carried in or as if in the pocket of a vest: a vest pocket dictionary[/ex] 2) contained in a small space; compact: a vest pocket park[/ex] • Etymology: 1910–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • pocket park — a very small park or outdoor area for public leisure, esp. an urban plaza or courtyard with benches and fountains. Also called vest pocket park. [1965 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • pocket park — a very small park or outdoor area for public leisure, esp. an urban plaza or courtyard with benches and fountains. Also called vest pocket park. [1965 70] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pocket park — Waterfall Garden Park, Pioneer Square, Seattle, Washington. A pocket park, parkette or mini park is a small park accessible to the general public. In some areas they are called miniparks or vest pocket parks. Pocket parks are frequently created… …   Wikipedia

  • vest-pock|et — «VEHST POK iht», adjective. 1. able to fit in a vest pocket: »a vest pocket radio. 2. very small: »a vest pocket industry, a vest pocket park …   Useful english dictionary

  • Park ranger — A Park ranger is a person in lead of protecting and preserving parklands national, state or provincial parks. A forest ranger (in the U.S.A., colloquial) is a person typically working on a ranger district on one the 164 national forests, where… …   Wikipedia

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