garden

garden
gar|den1 W1S1 [ˈga:dn US ˈga:r-] n
[Date: 1300-1400; : Old North French; Origin: , probably from Vulgar Latin (hortus) gardinus 'enclosed (garden)']
1.) BrE
the area of land next to a house, where there are flowers, grass, and other plants, and often a place for people to sit
American Equivalent: yard
He's outside in the garden.
Grace brought us some flowers from her garden.
Our house has a small garden.
a garden shed
back/front garden
(=at the back or the front of the house)
2.) AmE
a part of the area next to a house, which has plants and flowers in it
vegetable/herb/rose garden
The house has a beautiful herb garden.
3.) gardens [plural]
a large area of land where plants and flowers are grown so that the public can go and see them
the Botanical Gardens at Kew
4.) Gardens
BrE used in the name of streets
211 Roland Gardens
lead sb up the garden path atlead1 (12)
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WORD FOCUS: garden
parts of a garden: lawn, flowerbed, hedge, patio, rockery, pond, greenhouse, compost heap, kitchen garden
things you do in the garden: cut the grass/mow the lawn, weed the flowerbeds, sow seeds, plant flowers/bushes/trees, water the plants, cut back/prune roses and other bushes, trim the hedge
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garden 2
garden2 v [I]
to work in a garden, keeping it clean, growing plants etc

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