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Definition of garden noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1[countable] a small piece of land (usually near a house) where vegetables or plants are grown This is a good time to plant a garden. a vegetable/flower garden a rose garden (= where only roses are grown) see also community garden, roof garden
  2. 2[countable] gardens a public place with flowers, trees, and other plants the Missouri Botanical Garden in St. Louis see also zoological garden
  3. Idioms
    lead somebody down the garden path
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    to make someone believe something that is not true synonym mis‧lead
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: garden