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Pleasure ground   /plˈɛʒər graʊnd/   Listen
Pleasure ground

noun
1.
A commercially operated park with stalls and shows for amusement.  Synonyms: amusement park, funfair.






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"Pleasure ground" Quotes from Famous Books



... fringe of forest broke the line of water; tree tops that intercepted the view of the shores; and on the other, high broken hills, or low mountains rather, that were covered with farms, beautifully relieved by patches of wood, in a way to resemble the scenery of a vast park, or a royal pleasure ground, limited the landscape. High valleys lay among these uplands, and in every direction comfortable dwellings dotted the fields. The contrast between the dark hues of the evergreens, with which all the heights ...
— Home as Found • James Fenimore Cooper

... any attempt to cultivate the plant for commercial purposes. But this does not prevent its culture as a domestic article, and many hundreds of families thus prepare all the tea they require, from plants it may be from the pleasure ground or lawn, where the plant forms ...
— Catalogue of Economic Plants in the Collection of the U. S. Department of Agriculture • William Saunders

... Swiss. "Are the cantons going to help you pay your debts?" was the sneering comment of Hagenbach. "Mulhouse is a bad weed in a rose garden, a plant that must be extirpated. Its submission would make a charming pleasure ground out of the Sundgau, Alsace, and Breisgau. The duke knew no city which he would prefer to Mulhouse for a sojourn," were ...
— Charles the Bold - Last Duke Of Burgundy, 1433-1477 • Ruth Putnam



Words linked to "Pleasure ground" :   commons, Walt Disney World, ride, park, common, theme park, green, Disneyland



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