an open space for public recreation, esp one in a town, with swings and slides, etc, for children: Often (informal) shortened to: rec
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How to use recreation ground in a sentence
The outbreak commenced by the arrest of some men who were found practising with rifles in Paddington recreation ground.The Invasion | William Le Queux
The cliff was too sheer on the side of our recreation ground.A Tatter of Scarlet | S. R. Crockett
Mention of the fives court, recreation ground and parade ground completes the description of a battalion barrack.
The battlements of a castle were, in disturbed times, the only recreation-ground of the ladies and play-place of the young people.Two Penniless Princesses | Charlotte M. Yonge
Elswick Park, attached to the old mansion of the same name, is now a public recreation ground.