front yard

plural front yards

Definition of front yard

: an area in front of a house We planted some bushes in the front yard. Soon, our front yard was a safe haven for our scampering four-year-old, our porch a rustic idyll, our lawn a green and pleasant sward fit for Bambi to gambol on. Paradise.— Michael Walsh

First Known Use of front yard

1741, in the meaning defined above

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“Front yard.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 May. 2021.

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