from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An area for parking motor vehicles.
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- n. An open area, generally paved, where automobiles may be left when not in use.
- n. A major thruway blocked by stop and go traffic.
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- n. a lot where cars are parked
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After the debate, our people told me the gymnasium parking lot was littered with Bush-for-President badges.
When we finally arrived in Birmingham, Stewart passed the Zamora Temple parking lot and parked on a sloping street, just in case we needed to coast downhill to crank the car when it was time to leave.
This might have been because I was looking for what proved to be a nonexistent sign for Bergamo/Lecco, I dont recall, but in any case I missed a key turn, soon realized my mistake, made a risky U-turn through the parking lot of another gas station, and headed off in what seemed to be the right direction.
The parking lot was an Italianesque festival of creative vehicle placement.
On a curve in a two-lane highway we saw a sign for an agriturismo and turned into a gravel parking lot beside a stone farmhouse, pale brown, that looked as if it dated back three or four hundred years and had been renovated the previous summer.
In another minute this road cast us forward into a gravel parking lot next to a two-and-a-half-story, white stucco and gray stone house that seemed to have been set there, on its small promontory, by helicopter.
Willie, Doris Ann and John ran from the Fresh Air Farm's brick building, across the parking lot and into the backseat of the Cadillac.
She stepped out of the ballet flats and into her wedge-heeled espadrilles, then strutted off toward the parking lot like Cleopatra in a fluttery black miniskirt and a push-up bra.
We walked out through the kitchen for some reasonto meet the chef, to pay homage to the pots and pans, I dont rememberkissed Marissa good-bye there, went through a different door and down a different set of stone steps, then shook hands in the parking lot and wished each other a solemn good luck on the dark ride home.
According to Hellner, approximately eight women wearing French Maid outfits and fuzzy stiletto mules leaped out of a late-model tan Suburban that had been idling nearby, grabbed nearly fifteen shopping carts, and surrounded his Lexus with them after he left a cart in a parking space rather than return it to the Cart Corral several spaces away even though the parking lot was nearly full.