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parking lot

an area, usually divided into individual spaces, intended for parking motor vehicles.
Origin of parking lot
1920-25, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for parking lot
  • Outside in the parking lot the tender, removed earlier today, waits on a truck.
  • We drove around a parking lot, then took a deep breath and into the plunge.
  • All was going well until they decided to expand the parking lot.
  • Quiet and comfortable were my first impressions of the five-minute ride between the terminal and parking lot.
  • Two hundred trucks full of supplies had sat in a downtown parking lot all day.
  • We met in an empty parking lot, next to a flea market.
  • It's how cars usually get off the street into a parking lot or residential driveway.
  • And smart wind, solar in home, small business sizes where it's best requires no new land as it fits on the roof or parking lot.
  • When closed it would charge a car sitting in a parking lot.
  • On the left of the picture you see the two big semicircle roads, the parking lot must have been there for the big stadium.
British Dictionary definitions for parking lot

parking lot

(US & Canadian) an area or building reserved for parking cars Also called (in Britain and certain other countries) car park
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