Parks

  • (noun): United States civil rights leader who refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white man in Montgomery (Alabama) and so triggered the national civil rights movement (born in 1913).
    Synonyms: Rosa Parks

Some articles on parks, park:

Parks, Louisiana - Education
... The village of Parks is zoned to Parks Primary School (Grades PK-4), Parks Middle School (Grades 5-8), and Breaux Bridge High School (Grades 9-12) ...
Sterling, Illinois - Parks - Sterling Park District Parks
... Douglas Park was developed in 1955 when Cellular Concrete Contractors donated 2 acres (8,100 m2) of property for a park in the Douglas Park Subdivision ... Douglas Park is located at Chestnut Avenue and Lynn Boulevard ... Eberley Park sits on 25 acres (100,000 m2) of wooded land ...
Tehran Province - Parks, Recreation and Other Attractions
... Darband (hiking trail) Chitgar Park Mellat Park Laleh Park Jamshidieh Park Niavaran Park Sa'ei Park Shatranj Park Tangeh Savashi Police Park Darabad ... Latyan Lake Lavizan Forest Park Vard-Avard Forest Park Khajeer National Park Kaveer National Park Tar Lake Amir Kabir Lake Lar Protected Natural Habitat Varjeen ...
South Bend, Indiana - Parks and Recreation
... The zoo is run by the South Bend Parks and Recreation Department ... Along with the zoo, the South Bend Parks and Recreation department operates over 50 parks, golf courses, and recreational areas throughout the city ...
Hyōgo Prefecture - Geography
... As of 31 March 2008, 20% of the total land area of the prefecture was designated as Natural Parks, namely the Sanin Kaigan and Setonaikai National ...

Famous quotes containing the word parks:

    Towns are full of people, houses full of tenants, hotels full of guests, trains full of travelers, cafés full of customers, parks full of promenaders, consulting-rooms of famous doctors full of patients, theatres full of spectators, and beaches full of bathers. What previously was, in general, no problem, now begins to be an everyday one, namely, to find room.
    José Ortega Y Gasset (1883–1955)

    Perhaps our own woods and fields,—in the best wooded towns, where we need not quarrel about the huckleberries,—with the primitive swamps scattered here and there in their midst, but not prevailing over them, are the perfection of parks and groves, gardens, arbors, paths, vistas, and landscapes. They are the natural consequence of what art and refinement we as a people have.... Or, I would rather say, such were our groves twenty years ago.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)