Mungo-park



Mungo
[muhng-goh] /ˈmʌŋ goʊ/ (Show IPA), 1771–1806? Scottish explorer in Africa.
Robert E. 1864–1944, U.S. sociologist.
Historical Examples

Celebrated Travels and Travellers Jules Verne
The Journal of Negro History, Volume 7, 1922 Various
The Journal of Negro History, Volume 7, 1922 Various
Celebrated Travels and Travellers Jules Verne
The Journal of Negro History, Volume 7, 1922 Various
Harper’s New Monthly Magazine, Vol. II, No. X., March 1851 Various
Five Weeks in a Balloon Jules Verne
Abolition a Sedition Geo. W. Donohue
Gunnery in 1858 William Greener
The Last of the Peterkins Lucretia P. Hale

noun
a large area of land preserved in a natural state for recreational use by the public See also national park
a piece of open land in a town with public amenities
(NZ) an area, esp of mountain country, reserved for recreational purposes
a large area of land forming a private estate
(English law) an enclosed tract of land where wild beasts are protected, acquired by a subject by royal grant or prescription Compare forest (sense 5)
an area designed and landscaped to accommodate a group of related enterprises, businesses, research establishments, etc: science park
(US & Canadian) See amusement park
(US & Canadian, NZ) See car park
(US & Canadian) a playing field or sports stadium
(Brit, informal) the park, a soccer pitch
a gear selector position on the automatic transmission of a motor vehicle that acts as a parking brake
the area in which the equipment and supplies of a military formation are assembled
a high valley surrounded by mountains in the western US
verb
to stop and leave (a vehicle) temporarily
to manoeuvre (a motor vehicle) into a space for it to be left: try to park without hitting the kerb
(stock exchange) to register (securities) in the name of another or of nominees in order to conceal their real ownership
(transitive) (informal) to leave or put somewhere: park yourself in front of the fire
(intransitive) (military) to arrange equipment in a park
(transitive) to enclose in or as a park
noun
Mungo (ˈmʌŋɡəʊ). 1771–1806, Scottish explorer. He led two expeditions (1795–97; 1805–06) to trace the course of the Niger in Africa. He was drowned during the second expedition
Nick, full name Nicholas Wulstan Park. born 1958, British animator and film director; his films include A Grand Day Out (1992), which introduced the characters Wallace and Gromit, and the feature-length Chicken Run (2000)
Chung Hee. (ˈtʃʊŋ ˈhiː). 1917–79, South Korean politician; president of the Republic of Korea (1963–79); assassinated
n.
v.

To put or place; locate: Park yourself anywhere, I’ll be right back (1922+)
To manipulate records illegally so as to conceal true ownership of stocks: If you’re caught ”parking” stock, your defense is everybody does it but I didn’t know it was going on (1990s+)

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