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Parks are areas of open space provided for recreational use. These areas are usually kept in thier natural, semi-natural state or planted.

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A protected area, in its natural or semi-natural state, or planted, and set aside for human recreation and enjoyment, or for the protection of wildlife or natural habitats. It may consist of rocks, ...


Public areas; Parks

A garden feature of tiers of turfed ramps and stepped terraces, straight or curving, leading down to or surrounding a flat open space.

Disneyland Park

Public areas; Parks

A theme park located in Anaheim, California, owned and operated by the Walt Disney Parks and Resorts division of The Walt Disney Company. Known as Disneyland when it opened on July 18, 1955, and ...

amusement park

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A group of rides and other entertainment attractions assembled for the purpose of entertaining large numbers of people. An amusement park is more elaborate than a simple city park or playground, ...

St. James’s Park

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St. James’s Park is the oldest of the Royal Parks of London. It covers an area of 23 hectares (58 acres) in central London, United Kingdom. One feature of the park is a colony of pelicans, donated by ...

Kensington Gardens

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Kensington Gardens is one of the Royal Parks of London, and were once the private gardens of Kensington Palace. The gardens cover an area of 111 hectares (275 acres) and are contiguous with Hyde ...

Regent’s Park

Public areas; Parks

Regent’s Park is one of the Royal Parks of London and lies in the north-western part of central London, United Kingdom. The park covers 166 hectares (410 acres) and is home to London Zoo and Regent’s ...

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