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parkland

[pahrk-land] /ˈpɑrkˌlænd/
noun
1.
a grassland region with isolated or grouped trees, usually in temperate regions.
2.
wooded or verdant land for recreational use by the public; parklike terrain.
Origin of parkland
1905-1910
First recorded in 1905-10; park + land
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  • If parkland fellows are as fit as ours, why, then the tussle'll be all the harder.

    King of Ranleigh

    F. S. (Frederick Sadlier) Brereton
  • But if he had his work to do, so also had the keeper of the parkland goal.

    King of Ranleigh

    F. S. (Frederick Sadlier) Brereton
  • A parkland man got in a punt, sending the ball to a great height.

    King of Ranleigh

    F. S. (Frederick Sadlier) Brereton
  • parkland fellows knew it also, and were as keen to win as Ranleigh.

    King of Ranleigh

    F. S. (Frederick Sadlier) Brereton
  • He looked up at the sun and then round the parkland stretching about the house.

    The Red House Mystery A. A. Milne
  • The motorcade promptly accelerated and traveled at high speeds up to 75 to 80 miles an hour to parkland Memorial Hospital.

    Warren Commission (7 of 26): Hearings Vol. VII (of 15) The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
  • Obvious reasons for this failure lie in the scarcity of parkland and of perennial pasture for large cattle.

  • For parkland was near at hand, and had sent every boy and master to watch the historic contest.

    King of Ranleigh

    F. S. (Frederick Sadlier) Brereton
British Dictionary definitions for parkland

parkland

/ˈpɑːkˌlænd/
noun
1.
grassland with scattered trees
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