What is Parking?

Legal Definition
Parking is the act of stopping and disengaging a vehicle and leaving it unoccupied. Parking on one or both sides of a road is often permitted, though sometimes with restrictions. Some buildings have parking facilities for use of the buildings' users. Countries and local governments have rules for design and use of parking spaces.
-- Wikipedia
Legal Definition
In municipal law and administration. A strip of land, lying either in the middle of the street or in the space between the building line and the sidewalk or between the sidewalk and the driveway, Intended to be kept as a park-like space, that is, not built upon, but beautified with turf, trees, flower-beds, etc. See Downing v. Des Moines, 124 Iowa, 289, 99 N. W. 1066.
-- Black's Law Dictionary