Definition of Pleasure ground

1. Noun. A commercially operated park with stalls and shows for amusement.

Exact synonyms: Amusement Park, Funfair
Terms within: Ride
Generic synonyms: Common, Commons, Green, Park
Specialized synonyms: Theme Park
Specialized synonyms: Disneyland, Walt Disney World



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pleasure Ground

pleasingness
pleasingnesses
pleasings
pleasurability
pleasurable
pleasurableness
pleasurably
pleasure-boat
pleasure-pain principle
pleasure-unpleasure principle
pleasure boat
pleasure craft
pleasure dome
pleasure domes
pleasure ground (current term)
pleasure principle
pleasure seeker
pleasure trip
pleasurecraft
pleasured
pleasuredome
pleasuredomes
pleasureful
pleasurefully
pleasureless
pleasurer
pleasurers
pleasures
pleasuring

Literary usage of Pleasure ground

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

1. The History of the San Francisco Disaster and Mount Vesuvius Horror by Charles Eugene Banks, Opie Percival Read (1906)
"CHAPTER XXII GOLDEN GATE PARK Chief Pride and Joy of San Francisco—Built on Sand Dunes—Grand pleasure ground for the People— Beautiful Trees and Flowers, ..."

2. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1887)
"The discharge of fire-arms on any lawn, park, or pleasure-ground directly appurtenant to or within gunshot of any occupied dwelling- house the property of ..."

3. Travels on the Western Slope of the Mexican Cordillera: In the Form of Fifty by Cincinnatus (1857)
"pleasure ground near the Factory—Its Ornaments—Fountain with Gold Fish— Residence of ... This high wall extends around the whole of the pleasure-ground, ..."

4. The Art of Landscape Gardening by Humphry Repton, John Nolen (1907)
"... to the mansion that scene of embellished neatness, usually called a pleasure-ground. The quantity of this dressed ground was formerly very considerable. ..."

5. The History of the San Francisco Disaster and Mount Vesuvius Horror by Charles Eugene Banks, Opie Percival Read (1906)
"CHAPTER XXII GOLDEN GATE PARK Chief Pride and Joy of San Francisco—Built on Sand Dunes—Grand pleasure ground for the People— Beautiful Trees and Flowers, ..."

6. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1887)
"The discharge of fire-arms on any lawn, park, or pleasure-ground directly appurtenant to or within gunshot of any occupied dwelling- house the property of ..."

7. Travels on the Western Slope of the Mexican Cordillera: In the Form of Fifty by Cincinnatus (1857)
"pleasure ground near the Factory—Its Ornaments—Fountain with Gold Fish— Residence of ... This high wall extends around the whole of the pleasure-ground, ..."

8. The Art of Landscape Gardening by Humphry Repton, John Nolen (1907)
"... to the mansion that scene of embellished neatness, usually called a pleasure-ground. The quantity of this dressed ground was formerly very considerable. ..."

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