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park

[ pahrk ]
/ pɑrk /
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noun
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
to park a car, bicycle, etc.
Informal. to engage in kissing and caressing in a parked car.
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Origin of park

1225–75; Middle English (noun) <Old French parc enclosure <Late Latin *parricus<West Germanic *parruk (see paddock1)

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Other definitions for park (2 of 2)

Park
[ pahrk ]
/ pɑrk /

noun
Mun·go [muhng-goh], /ˈmʌŋ goʊ/, 1771–1806?, Scottish explorer in Africa.
Robert E., 1864–1944, U.S. sociologist.
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British Dictionary definitions for park (1 of 2)

park
/ (pɑːk) /

noun
verb

Derived forms of park

parklike, adjective

Word Origin for park

C13: from Old French parc, from Medieval Latin parricus enclosure, from Germanic; compare Old High German pfarrih pen, Old English pearruc paddock 1

British Dictionary definitions for park (2 of 2)

Park
/ (pɑːk) /

noun
Mungo (ˈmʌŋɡəʊ). 1771–1806, Scottish explorer. He led two expeditions (1795–97; 1805–06) to trace the course of the Niger in Africa. He was drowned during the second expedition
Nick, full name Nicholas Wulstan Park. born 1958, British animator and film director; his films include A Grand Day Out (1992), which introduced the characters Wallace and Gromit, and the feature-length Chicken Run (2000)
Chung Hee. (ˈtʃʊŋ ˈhiː). 1917–79, South Korean politician; president of the Republic of Korea (1963–79); assassinated
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