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theme park

(Encyclopedia) theme park: see amusement park.

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?


(Encyclopedia) Staines, city (1991 pop. 12,886), Surrey, SE England, on the Thames River. On the edge of Greater London, Staines is residential. There is some industry, such as the manufacture of?


(Encyclopedia) Kissimmee k?s?m?, city (1990 pop. 30,050), Osceola co., central Fla., on Lake Tohopekaliga. Located in an important agricultural area, it is a major processing, packaging, and?

Santa Clara

(Encyclopedia) Santa Clara s?nt? klr?, city (1990 pop. 93,613), Santa Clara co., W Calif.; inc. 1852. Part of the Silicon Valley high-technology manufacturing complex, the city produces a variety?


(Encyclopedia) Ocala ?k?l?, city (1990 pop. 42,045), seat of Marion co., N central Fla.; inc. 1868. It is a trade and processing center for citrus fruit, vegetables, and truck farm goods. The?


(Encyclopedia) Anaheim ?n?h?m, city (1990 pop. 266,406), Orange co., S Calif., SE of Los Angeles; inc. 1870. Anaheim was founded by Germans in 1857 as an experiment in communal living. In an area?


(Encyclopedia) Hershey, uninc. city (1990 pop. 11,860), Dauphin co., S central Pa.; founded 1903 as a planned community for workers at the Hershey Corp., the chocolate manufacturer that remains its?

Hollein, Hans

(Encyclopedia) Hollein, Hans, 1934?2014, Austrian architect and designer. He studied with Mies van der Rohe, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Richard Neutra. Opening his own practice in 1964, he established?


(Encyclopedia) Orlando rl?nd?, city (1990 pop. 164,693), seat of Orange co., central Fla., in a lake region; inc. 1875. In a citrus fruit and farm area, it is one of the world's most visited?