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(Encyclopedia) Parkes, town and area (2016 pop. 14,608), New South Wales, SE Australia. North of the town is the Parkes Observatory, the site of a 210-ft (64-m) movable dish radiotelescope that…

theme park

(Encyclopedia) theme park: see amusement park.

Piscataway Park

(Encyclopedia) Piscataway Park: see National Parks and Monuments (table).

President's Park

(Encyclopedia) President's Park, c.82 acres (33 hectares), Washington, D.C. A unit of the National Park system, it includes the White House, the official residence of the president of the United…

Palisades Park

(Encyclopedia) Palisades Park, residential borough (1990 pop. 14,536), Bergen co., NE N.J.; inc. 1899. Palisades Park is notable for its proportionally high Korean-American population.

Massapequa Park

(Encyclopedia) Massapequa Park, residential village (1990 pop. 18,044), Nassau co., SE N.Y., on Long Island; inc. 1931. Nearby is Bethpage State Park, with its championship-level golf courses.

Hazel Park

(Encyclopedia) Hazel Park, city (1990 pop. 20,051), Oakland co., SE Mich., a suburb of Detroit; inc. 1942. Hazel Park has varied light manufacturing industries and a racetrack. Most of the early…

Hyde Park

(Encyclopedia) Hyde Park, 615 acres (249 hectares) in Westminster borough, London, England. Once the manor of Hyde, a part of the old Westminster Abbey property, it became a deer park under Henry…

amusement park

(Encyclopedia) amusement park, a commercially operated park offering various forms of entertainment, such as arcade games, carousels, roller coasters, and performers, as well as food, drink, and…