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car park

noun, Chiefly British
a parking lot.
Origin of car park
1930-35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Tonight, residents have gathered in the adjoining car park, with a merry but apprehensive air.
  • Lifeguards are stationed on the beach, and there's a large car park behind it.
  • Other hotel amenities include a complimentary car park, concierge service and a complimentary newspaper.
  • On arrival at the car park, walk or take a shuttle bus up to the crater, then descend the staircase to the lake.
  • There is no on-site parking, but the hotel can offer discounted rates at a secure car park within a five-minute walk of the hotel.
  • Guest amenities include on-site car park, gardens, a sun room and a cosy lounge with open fire for winter months.
  • Last term, for instance, an infants teacher on car park duty recorded the details of a father who'd stopped in a no-parking zone.
  • Yet the vast visitors' car park is a clue that some people nevertheless consider the abbey worth a trip.
  • As the tsunami approached, people drove to the car park there to watch-in terrified awe, but in presumed safety.
  • In one, a temporary fence was used to close off a short cut to a car park, except for a narrow gap.
British Dictionary definitions for car park

car park

an area or building reserved for parking cars Usual US and Canadian term parking lot
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