Examples of carnation in a Sentence
The groom wore a carnation in his buttonhole.
Recent Examples of carnation from the Web
The former Soviet leader's creeping rehabilitation is evidenced by the assortment of Stalin magnets, mugs, T-shirts, statues and other paraphernalia sold by street vendors, and the red carnations often seen placed at his grave on Red Square.
A guy in a red-white-blue bikini holding a bunch of color-matching carnations.
Rather, the hopes of the many in an open field will linger over the track in advance of the race for a blanket of white carnations.
More adornment came from the flowers and greenery -- palm tree fronds, palm buds, King Proteus, orange roses, lilies, and hundreds of hot pink carnations -- provided by Lisa Brooking and Newman parents' gardens.
The school also raised money through a carnation sale in February and a dress-down day.
Bachelor’s buttons, calendula, violets, carnations, daisies, and lilacs fit the bill.
One by one, family members placed a white carnation inside a blue star wreath Friday outside the Gary Public Safety Facility.
Each couple was given raffle tickets upon entry, moms received a carnation and boys received glow sticks.
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Origin and Etymology of carnation
First Known Use: circa 1535See Words from the same year
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Definition of carnation for English Language Learners
: a pink, white, yellow, or red flower that has a sweet smell
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