Meaning of “lawn” in the English Dictionary

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"lawn" in British English

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lawnnoun [ C or U ]

uk /lɔːn/ us /lɑːn/

C1 an area of grass, especially near to a house or in a park, that is cut regularly to keep it short:

Will you mow the lawn at the weekend?

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  • The lawn was laid out in the form of the figure eight.
  • Our lawn is frosted over.
  • We enjoyed a leisurely picnic lunch on the lawn.
  • You can't mow the lawn if it's wet.
  • I scattered grass seed all over the lawn.

(Definition of “lawn” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"lawn" in American English

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lawnnoun [ C ]

us /lɔn, lɑn/

an area of grass, esp. near a house or in a park, which is cut regularly to keep it short

(Definition of “lawn” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)