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English definition of “garden”


noun     /ˈɡɑː.dən/ US  /ˈɡɑːr-/
A1 [C] (US usually yard) a piece of land next to and belonging to a house , where flowers and other plants are grown , and often containing an area of grass : garden tools / furniture a garden shed mainly UK The house has a large back garden, and a small front garden.Gardens and yards C1 [C usually plural] a public park with flowers , plants , and places to sit : the Botanical GardensGardening - general words
(Definition of garden noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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