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backyard

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noun back·yard \-ˈyärd\

Definition of backyard

  1. 1 :  an area at the rear of a house

  2. 2 :  a nearby area :  neighborhood crimes committed in our own backyard

Examples of backyard in a sentence

  1. We spent the evening relaxing in the backyard.

  2. shocked to learn that the wind farm would be right in our own backyard

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First Known Use of backyard

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backyard

adjective back·yard

Definition of backyard

  1. :  located or occurring in a backyard a backyard barbecue; also :  lacking professional training :  amateur a backyard breeder

Examples of backyard in a sentence

  1. an orchid that is a favorite with backyard horticulturists

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First Known Use of backyard

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BACKYARD Defined for English Language Learners

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backyard

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noun back·yard \-ˈyärd\

Definition of backyard for English Language Learners

  • : an area in back of a house; especially : an area of grass behind someone's house

  • : the general area near and around someone's home


BACKYARD Defined for Kids

backyard

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noun back·yard \ˈbak-ˈyärd\

Definition of backyard for Students

  1. :  an area in the back of a house



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