[Tagging] Fwd: [Talk-us] Parks in the USA, leisure=park, park:type

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Mon Apr 29 23:14:11 UTC 2019

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> On 29. Apr 2019, at 20:36, Kevin Kenny <kevin.b.kenny at gmail.com> wrote:
> The 'or public garden' implies that the area *may* be human sculpted,
> but there is no separate definition to encompass 'regional park'.
> There is a separate entry for 'national park', and under 'park' there
> are entries to cover the 'park' of a country house, a 'wildlife park',
> 'park' as another word for 'playground', 'park' as an informal word
> for 'football pitch' (borrowed from the American usage) and the
> Americanism 'sports park' - and then a second sense of any area
> devoted to a specific purpose ('industrial park', 'office park'), plus
> a third designating the 'park' position of the gear selector on an
> automatic transmission.

there is also car park, water park, theme park, business park,  and likely more. Most of these should not get the leisure=park tag, they are different concepts. 

Cheers, Martin 

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