Definition of Parks

1. Noun. United States civil rights leader who refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white man in Montgomery (Alabama) and so triggered the national Civil Rights movement (born in 1913).




Definition of Parks

1. Noun. (plural of park) ¹

2. Verb. (third-person singular of park) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Parks

1. park [v] - See also: park

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Parks

parkish
parkkeeper
parkkeepers
parkland
parklands
parkleaves
parkless
parklet
parklets
parklike
parkly
parkour
parkoured
parkouring
parkours
parks (current term)
parkside
parkward
parkway
parkways
parky
parlance
parlances
parlando
parlante
parlay
parlayed
parlaying
parlays
parle

Literary usage of Parks

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1910)
"Petitioners show that, the said Thomas Bird parks having failed to carry out the terms of item 3 of said will, the property bequeathed to him thereunder ..."

2. Collections by Massachusetts Historical Society (1865)
"To Mary parks, my wife, in lieu of her thirds, £1500; also a third of my ... To my son Francis parks, £500, when 21. To my son Samuel parks, £500, when 21. ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"These are the principal parks of the city and are connected by ... The larger parks should be connected by boulevards, or, for the sake of variety, ..."

4. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1902)
"Twenty-eighth annual report of the department of parks for 1888. Brooklyn, 1889. 64 pp. i map. cL 8°. A 1889. Twenty-ninth annual report, etc. ..."

5. The planning of the modern city: A Review of the Principles Governing City by Nelson Peter Lewis (1916)
"It is true that open spaces such as we would to-day call parks date from the earliest times. ... The Romans created some great parks which included gardens, ..."

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