I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin parricus, from pre-Latin *parra pole, trellis Date: 13th century 1. a. an enclosed piece of ground stocked with game and held by royal prescription or grant b. a tract of land that often includes lawns, woodland, and pasture attached to a country house and is used as a game preserve and for recreation 2. a. a piece of ground in or near a city or town kept for ornament and recreation b. an area maintained in its natural state as a public property 3. a. a space occupied by military vehicles, materials, or animals b. parking lot 4. an enclosed arena or stadium used especially for ball games 5. an area designed for a specified type of use (as industrial, commercial, or residential use) <
amusement parks
an industrial park
a mobile home park
parklike adjective II. verb Date: 1526 transitive verb 1. to enclose in a park 2. a. (1) to bring (a vehicle) to a stop and keep standing at the edge of a public way (2) to leave temporarily on a public way or in a parking lot or garage b. to land and leave (as an airplane) c. to establish (as a satellite) in orbit 3. a. to set and leave temporarily <
parked his book on the chair
b. to place, settle, or establish especially for a considerable time <
kids parked in front of the TV
parked her money in a savings account
intransitive verb to park a vehicle • parker noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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