pleasure ground

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Noun1.pleasure ground - a commercially operated park with stalls and shows for amusementpleasure ground - a commercially operated park with stalls and shows for amusement
ride - a mechanical device that you ride for amusement or excitement
common, commons, green, park - a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area; "they went for a walk in the park"
theme park - an amusement park that is organized around some theme (as the world of tomorrow)
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called Sallust's House, says there is a right of way through our new pleasure ground.
A heap of bricks and mortar lay in the roadway on each side of a breach in the newly built wall, over which Lady Brandon, from her eminence on horseback, could see, coming towards her across the pleasure ground, a column of about thirty persons.
The level strip of ground which stretches through and beyond the town is laid out in handsome pleasure grounds, shaded by noble trees and adorned at intervals with lofty and sparkling fountain-jets.
According to the North Korean media, the picture was taken at the official opening of the Rungra People's Pleasure Ground on July 26th.
Pyongyang's diplomatic community was invited to the opening of the Rungna People's Pleasure Ground.
Kim Jong Un and his wife Ri Sol Ju were present" at an opening ceremony of the Rungna People's Pleasure Ground, an amusement park in Pyongyang, on Wednesday, the official Korean Central News Agency reported.
This year the pleasure ground wood is alive with a softly swaying swathe of white, the crisp garden structure punctuated with milky flashes of delicate snowdrops.
In Love Never Dies, set 10 years later, he has become 'Mr Y'--the mysterious owner of a Coney Island pleasure ground who lures Christine back for a well-paid gig.
Serpentine lake and 18th Century pleasure ground with Greek-style temples.
Open fields, deep woodlands, three large fishing lakes, and numerous ponds make for a vast and visually diverse pleasure ground that serves manifold purposes for the Martin family and friends.
Of the period he and his family spent in the pleasure ground Murphy writes that is was the happiest time of his life, where everything, even the hardships imposed by the war and the learning of "poetry, and music, and painting, even mathematics" became "an effortless delight" (Murphy, 1964:66).