Menlo Park

[ men-loh ]

  1. a city in W California, near San Francisco.

  2. a village in central New Jersey, SE of Plainfield: site of Thomas Edison's laboratory, 1876–87.

Words Nearby Menlo Park Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Menlo Park in a sentence

  • Obviously it was not Gwynne's for the date was two days old, and he had been in Menlo Park at the time.

    Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
  • The first of Edison's greater inventions in Menlo Park was the 'loud-speaking telephone.'

  • Edison's crowning discovery at Menlo Park was the celebrated 'phonograph,' or talking machine.

  • His laboratory there is a glorified edition of Menlo Park, and realises the inventor's dream.

  • There could be no harm in the least bit of a walk alone, particularly as her father was in Menlo Park.

    The Californians | Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton