an area, usually divided into individual spaces, intended for parking motor vehicles.
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How to use parking lot in a sentence
Since the pandemic, I’ve eaten in parking lots, greenhouses, tents, restaurants whose roofs can retract and streets converted into alfresco dining rooms.Now that’s room service: What it’s like to check into a hotel just for dinner | Tom Sietsema | February 12, 2021 | Washington Post
About 50 other people sat in their cars in the church’s parking lot, listening to the service on a low-frequency radio station.Tiffany Shackelford, 46, was known as a unique, fun ‘force’ to friends, family | Dana Hedgpeth | February 11, 2021 | Washington Post
Witnesses saw a silver SUV, possibly a Nissan Rogue, leaving the townhouses’ parking lot shortly after the shooting, police said.Police looking for suspect who fled scene of homicide Wednesday in Reston | Justin Jouvenal | February 10, 2021 | Washington Post
“It’s his Valentine’s Day present,” she said, resting her hand on his arm as the couple sat in the parking lot of Six Flags America, one of the first mass vaccination sites to open in the state.It’s Prague on the Potomac, as we wearily wait for a shot at the vaccine | Petula Dvorak | February 8, 2021 | Washington Post
Pick up the trailhead for 1,157-foot Tunk Mountain at the parking lot off Route 182 between the towns of Franklin and Cherryfield.
The kid moved again, slowly across the parking lot to the garbage bin.The Stacks: A Chicken Dinner That Mends Your Heart | Pete Dexter | December 7, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In August, an 18-year-old was shot and killed by a Dallas police officer after a car crash in a parking lot near a Walmart store.
They finally arrived in a dark, empty parking lot in the middle of the night, despite her repeated protests.
Then one day he saw another Pacer in the parking lot of a chicken joint.‘My Crazy Love’ Reveals the Craziest Lies People Tell for Love | Kevin Fallon | November 18, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Back in Jersey City, Booker is still talking in the parking lot.The Ugly Truth About Cory Booker, New Jersey’s Golden Boy | Olivia Nuzzi | October 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Penny, however, had left her car in the snowy parking lot, which was convenient to the river.Ghost Beyond the Gate | Mildred A. Wirt
On the snow-banked parking lot where the car had been left, there now stood only one vehicle, an unpainted, two-wheel trailer.Ghost Beyond the Gate | Mildred A. Wirt
The car came within a stone's throw of the factory, where it turned into a parking lot.The Whispering Spheres | Russell Robert Winterbotham
A moment later flame streaked down from the sphere toward the parking lot.The Whispering Spheres | Russell Robert Winterbotham
Dark and looming shapes of overland freight carriers filled the parking lot.Deathworld | Harry Harrison
British Dictionary definitions for parking lot
US and Canadian an area or building reserved for parking cars: Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): car park
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