Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Land within or suitable for public parks: Alaska's vast federal parkland.
  • n. Grassland with scattered clusters of trees or shrubs.

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  • n. Land suitable for use as a park.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a large area of land preserved in its natural state as public property

Etymologies

park +‎ land (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The Guadalupe and Loreto forts are in parkland, about 2 km north-east of Puebla city center.

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  • Environmentalists oppose the new stadium, which would be built in parkland across from Roland Garros.

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  • The Fresh Kills landfill, on Staten Island, now landscaped as parkland, is one of the largest man-made objects in North America — in volume some twenty-five times the size of the Great Pyramid of Khufu.

    Wonders Never Cease

  • 63On January 28, 1549, William Gyffard wrote to Laurence Lee, the steward of Apethorpe manor that he, Gyffard, had a royal commission to sell certain parkland abounding Collyweston and Apethorpe. 68 The problem was that both of these manors and their parks were part of Elizabeth's assignment.

    From Heads of Household to Heads of State: The Preaccession Households of Mary and Elizabeth Tudor, 1516-1558

  • In fact, we both descend into a gloomy silence as we set off along the track across the parkland, which is only broken when my mobile starts up its bloody “Here Comes the Bride” ring again.

    Confetti Confidential

  • Instead, only the carpark across the road will be sold, which will go towards the demolition and renovation costs of the parkland, which is estimated to cost around $8.75 million.

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  • I know we're in links country, where "parkland" and "heathland" can be dirty words to some, but I actually like many of the course's tree-lined holes more so than some of the more open, links-type holes on the back.

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  • Muschamp's extravagant review was off-base -- no, the site was not an "open railyard;" no, there was not to be "parkland;" no, the Atlantic Yards differed significantly from Battery Park City.

    No Land Grab

  • SO - why is it he's supposed to continent hop all over the place when he can play the same kind of parkland courses on one continent for more money and less hassle … AND do it against the best in the world?

    Waggle Room

  • The mall is part of a larger 227-acre development that includes low-income housing, retail and parkland.

    Talks Intensify for Wal-Mart Lease

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