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an outdoor garden maintained during the winter with hardy plants.


a conservatory devoted to the cultivation of winter-blooming plants.



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Origin of winter garden

First recorded in 1775–85

Words nearby winter garden

winter cress, winter crookneck, winterfeed, winter flounder, Winter Games, winter garden, wintergreen, wintergreen barberry, wintergreen oil, winter-hardy, Winter Haven Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use winter garden in a sentence

  • Tend to your own garden, to quote the great sage of free speech, Voltaire, and invite people to follow your example.

  • But they had not quit and here they now were as the Emerald Society Pipes and Drums came into the Garden.

  • No sign of any North Koreans, just lots of common, or garden, internet cybercriminals.

  • One line in “Winter Wonderland” has stopped countless people dead in their tracks.

  • After all, the Russians were about to mount a winter offensive of their own.

  • It ended on a complaint that she was ‘tired rather and spending my time at full length on a deck-chair in the garden.’

  • Ten minutes later, veiled and cloaked, she stepped out alone into the garden.

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  • It goes without saying that Ferns of all kinds are interesting plants to grow in the garden and house.

  • Of course it is only the hardiest Ferns which can be expected to grow well in the town garden.

  • In such conditions many kinds which do not flourish very freely in the open garden, grow into handsome specimens.

British Dictionary definitions for winter garden


a garden of evergreen plants and plants that flower in winter

a conservatory in which flowers are grown in winter

Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012


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