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parking lot

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noun
  1. an area, usually divided into individual spaces, intended for parking motor vehicles.
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Origin of parking lot

An Americanism dating back to 1920–25
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Related Words for parking lot

garage, park, stable

Examples from the Web for parking lot

Historical Examples of parking lot

  • Out in the parking-lot, the hawkers were putting their stalls back together as best they could.

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    Cory Doctorow

  • Around the ride, the market-stalls were coming back, rebuilt from a tower of fresh-sawed lumber stacked in the parking-lot.

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    Cory Doctorow


British Dictionary definitions for parking lot

parking lot

noun
  1. US and Canadian an area or building reserved for parking carsAlso called (in Britain and certain other countries): car park
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