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  • n. A space in which to park a car or other vehicle.

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

  • n. a space where an automobile can be parked


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  • The Goraltronics plant, set back from Route 128 by half an acre of carefully tended lawn, was a one-story building covering two and a half acres with a parking space in the rear for four hundred cars.

    Saturday the Rabbi Went Hungry

  • I daydreamed about a parking space right in front, plastic vegetable bags that open, no-wait deli counters, sales on Crystal Light and hair color, and a checkout person who is fast, friendly, and honors my just-expired coupons.

    Holding the World by the Hand

  • I found a parking space there and, thirsty and hungry from the hot trek at Villa dEste, stopped into one of the bars on the western side of the shore road and ordered something called a snello, which turned out to be an excellent grilled prosciutto and mozzarella sandwich on a soft roll.

    The Italian Summer

  • Luckily Katie had hidden beside a battered Oldsmobile Delta 88 jammed diagonally in a compact-car parking space with its front tires up on the curb.

    Jasper Dash and the Flame-Pits of Delaware

  • Some nights during the dinner hour it's hard to find a parking space in the back lot among all the Rolls,

    Blood Test

  • She slid the car out onto Biscayne Boulevard and into a parking space at the curb without answering, and got out of the car.

    Dexter in the Dark

  • And then, energized by the cappuccino, I shot out of the parking space like a native and went into Menaggio and then up through the hairpin turns on a burst of positive energy.

    The Italian Summer

  • Mrs. Petrocelli turns off the ignition after she pulls into her parking space at John F. Kennedy Elementary School.

    It's So Much Work to Be Your Friend

  • 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.

    Balancing in High Heels


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