botanical garden


variants or less commonly botanic garden
: a garden often with greenhouses for the culture, study, and exhibition of special plants

Examples of botanical garden in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Italy’s 40-mile-long Lake Maggiore is known for its Borromean Islands, dotted with 16th-century palazzos and verdant botanical gardens, and its picturesque shoreline towns, including Verbania, Arona and Stresa. Vittoria Traverso, Smithsonian Magazine, 13 Nov. 2023 There is plenty of seating to take in the greenery, as the views of the botanical garden are breathtaking. Keyaira Boone, Essence, 22 Sep. 2023 Monday, September 4: Sighting at botanical gardens A security camera captured the fugitive in the evening two days later at Longwood Gardens, a botanical garden that sits several miles from Chester County Prison and would soon become the epicenter of the search effort. Dakin Andone, CNN, 12 Sep. 2023 Officials on Tuesday shifted the perimeter south after a trail camera spotted Cavalcante on Monday night at Longwood Gardens, a popular botanical garden usually bustling with locals and tourists that was also closed on Wednesday because of the search. Christopher Cann, USA TODAY, 6 Sep. 2023 Frankfurt may be Germany's finance hub, with modern skyscrapers looming over its streets, but the country's fifth-largest city also offers a number of cultural treats: fascinating museums, cozy cafes, a beautiful botanical garden, and a charming town square, to name a few. Staff Author, Travel + Leisure, 19 Oct. 2023 On Thursday evening, police were searching an area of interest on Longwood Gardens, a popular botanical garden nearly three miles from the prison. Aya Elamroussi, CNN, 7 Sep. 2023 Then again, proximity to beaches and botanical gardens makes a compelling case for exploring beyond the property. Lindsay Cohn, Travel + Leisure, 30 Sep. 2023 According to the associate curator, the Huntington and other botanical gardens across the U.S. recently came together to donate financial assistance to botanical gardens in Ukraine to help prevent their seed collections from being lost during Russia’s war on Ukraine. Anna Braz, Los Angeles Times, 23 Aug. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1673, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of botanical garden was in 1673

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“Botanical garden.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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