noun \ˈgär-lənd\

: a ring or rope that is made of leaves, flowers, or some other material and that is used as a decoration

Full Definition of GARLAND

:  a circular or spiral arrangement of intertwined material (as flowers or leaves)

Examples of GARLAND

  1. They placed a garland of flowers around her neck.

Origin of GARLAND

Middle English, from Anglo-French garlande
First Known Use: 14th century


transitive verb

: to put a garland on (someone or something)

Full Definition of GARLAND

:  to form into a garland
:  to adorn with or as if with a garland

First Known Use of GARLAND

15th century

Other Household Terms

cruet, curiosity, duvet, fiasco, sham, taper, valance, whatnot


biographical name \ˈgär-lənd\

Definition of GARLAND

(Hannibal) Hamlin 1860–1940 Am. nov.


biographical name

Definition of GARLAND

Judy 1922–1969 originally Frances Gumm Am. actress & singer


geographical name \ˈgär-lənd\

Definition of GARLAND

city NE Texas NNE of Dallas pop 215,768


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