car park

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car park (plural car parks)

  1. (Britain) An outdoor area or a building where cars may be parked.
    • 1998, House of Lords, Parliamentary Debates, page ccxxxv,
      It is important also that we improve car park security.
    • 2006, Richard Mechan, The State Is Not Immune[1], page 9:
      The dog lumbered his way across the car park to a point where he had to cross Emmons′s path.
    • 2010, John Marsden, The Ellie Chronicles: Incurable, unnumbered page,
      Beyond the car park a rough old track ran uphill.
    • 2011, Richard Thomas, Sarah Thomas, David Andrew, Alan McBride, The Complete Guide to Finding the Birds of Australia, page 119,
      Follow the road to the car park and boat ramp at Buffalo Creek.
  2. (Britain, figuratively, humorous) A road with serious traffic congestion preventing the movement of vehicles.