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Definition of lawn noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1[countable] an area of ground covered in short grass in a yard or park In summer we have to mow the lawn twice a week. The auction was held on the library lawn (= a large area of grass, near a big building, for example).
  2. 2[uncountable] a type of fine cotton or linen cloth used for making clothes
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: lawn