pleasure ground

pleasure ground
noun
a commercially operated park with stalls and shows for amusement
Syn: ↑amusement park, ↑funfair
Hypernyms: ↑park, ↑commons, ↑common, ↑green
Hyponyms: ↑theme park
Instance Hyponyms: ↑Disneyland, ↑Walt Disney World
Part Meronyms: ↑ride

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noun
: a ground laid out with ornamental features for pleasure

build a vast pleasure ground and palace for himself — Clara E. Laughlin

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pleasure ground noun
Ground laid out in an ornamental manner for pleasure and recreation
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Main Entry:pleasure

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pleasure ground,
a piece of ground or land appropriated to pleasure or enjoyment.

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