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.
It was hot; and after walking some time over the gardens in a scattered, dispersed way, scarcely any three together, they insensibly followed one another to the delicious shade of a broad short avenue of limes, which stretching beyond the garden at an equal distance from the river, seemed the finish of the pleasure grounds.
Take a moment in the Pleasure Ground Wood to enjoy more stunning snowdrop displays, then warm up around the fire in the Woodsman's Hut.
He set about creating a pleasure ground on the land, making use of the river to feed two ponds, one of around three acres, called the lake, for boating and a smaller, shallower paddling pool of around one acre.
CROSBY is likely to have a new PS400,000 pleasure ground and Marine Lake by reclaiming 155 acres of the Mersey Estuary.
An excellent strike from midfield man Matty Wade gave them a halftime lead at the Victoria Pleasure Ground.
However, they have managed only two league wins all season and just one at their Victoria Pleasure Ground home.
In 1911 William Land left $250,000 "to purchase a public park within a suitable distance of Sacramento to be used as a recreation spot for children and a pleasure ground for the poor.
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.