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Central Park

noun
1.
a public park in central Manhattan, New York City. 840 acres (340 hectares).
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  • The streets near the lower end of Central Park still were crowded.

    The End of Time Wallace West
  • Not an awakening bird twittered in the trees of Central Park.

    The End of Time Wallace West
  • The Plaza Mayor in every Mexican city is not only the Central Park, but also the central idea.

    Aztec Land Maturin M. Ballou
  • He directed Valentine to Central Park and made a clean breast of it.

    Blue-grass and Broadway Maria Thompson Daviess
  • They were not very far from Central Park, and they went for whole afternoons into it.

    The Story of a Play W. D. Howells
Central Park in Culture

Central Park definition


A large park in Manhattan, half a mile wide and over two miles long.

The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
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