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PARK, Eng. law. An enclosed chase (q.v.) extending only over a man's own grounds. The term park signifies an enclosure. 2 Bl. Com. 38.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The public utility, which owns 27 acres of prime riverfront property, has completed a master plan for the area that includes sweeping views of the river from a "restaurant row," walking trails and bike paths in a parklike setting, with housing and retail opportunities along streets set back from the river that connect with the rest of downtown.
The Web site features a home page slide show, downloadable files, videos and polls - all packaged in a parklike scene that changes, like nature, with the seasons.
"This is an outstanding location with its trails and parklike setting, compared to some of the art fairs on city streets in July and August," said Frank Kobilsek of Mendota, Illinois, who was displaying his wood-turning art creations on Saturday.
The parcel is zoned properly and offers an inviting parklike setting, Rayor said.
The monthslong redesign has created a parklike space that will serve as the focal point of the property, where visitors to the outdoor lifestyle shopping center can gather and take in the new features, including comfortable seating, pergola, fireplace, life-size chessboard, grassy expanses and more.
The interplay between the legislative and executive branches of government, and the perspectives of democratic heroes such as Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln and George Washington come to mind as one strolls within this parklike area or visits the many museums and smaller tributes occupying the land between the five main sites.
11, 2001, security concerns aimed at keeping the water supply safe from tampering, some EWEB officials said the reservoir's parklike access makes it too vulnerable to sabotage.
The monthslong redesign project has created a parklike space that will serve as the focal point of the property, where visitors to the outdoor lifestyle shopping center can gather and take in the new features, including comfortable seating, pergola, fireplace, life-size chessboard, grassy expanses and more.
Nearly a year after purchasing the Sunset Hills Cemetery, new owners Wade and Melissa Lind have grand plans to transform the neglected 9-acre plot in Eugene into a wooded, parklike haven "not like any cemetery you've ever seen before."
"We tried to come up with a design that would fit in well with the parklike setting," Davids said.
These courtyards have been retained and redeveloped into open green spaces with manicured landscaping to emphasise the area's parklike appeal.
Usually steps from the expo center and the main entrance, the tent has moved to the northwest edge of the fairgrounds, where organizers have created a parklike, family-friendly setting on the lawn.