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  • proper n. A large public, urban park in the borough of Manhattan in New York City.

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

  • n. a large park in Manhattan


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  • As she reached the corner of Seventy-seventh and Central Park West, a big red double-decker tour bus pulled up.

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  • Alana had spent seventeen years—her whole life—in Manhattan, growing up not far from the park, at Ninety-fifth and Columbus, but the Ramble section of Central Park never ceased to amaze her.

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  • Fencing off a part of the park sounds odd, but Van Valkenburgh reminds me that large portions of traditional parks such as Central Park are not accessible to the public and are there simply to “create a setting.”

    Makeshift Metropolis

  • Central Park was peppered with Haumann's and Dellray's tactical officers, just waiting for a gunshot.

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  • The expensive Mayfair and Central Park apartments, the country seats in the Cotswolds, the mansions in the Hamptonsthese will still belong to the bankers, even if they are made unemployed.

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  • When I started living on the East Side, I was amazed by the outward glamour and glitz, the private helicopters, luxury cars, and posh apartments encircling Central Park West and South, up and down Fifth Avenue, Park, and Madison.

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  • He occupied the penthouse of the Langham, an apartment building across Seventy-third Street from the Dakota on Central Park West.

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  • When the obelisk in Central Park showed signs of serious decay, he saved the hieroglyphics by ironing it with melted parafine.

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  • Olmsted and his partner Calvert Vaux drew people into Central Park by introducing boating and ice-skating, as well as musical concerts; Van Valkenburgh and his team continue this tradition of active and passive recreation, except that instead of Victorian gazebos and bandstands, there will be basketball courts and giant screens for outdoor movies.

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  • On it, a loud news segment was playing—something about the benefit concert that Pastranzo was going to have in Central Park tomorrow.

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