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garland

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noun gar·land \ˈgär-lənd\

Definition of garland

  1. 1 :  a circular or spiral arrangement of intertwined material (such as flowers or leaves)

  2. 2 :  anthology, collection

Examples of garland in a Sentence

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

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Origin and Etymology of garland

Middle English, from Anglo-French garlande


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garland

verb gar·land

Definition of garland

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to form into a garland

  3. 2 :  to adorn with or as if with a garland

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First Known Use of garland

15th century

Other Household Terms


Garland

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biographical name Gar·land \ˈgär-lənd\

Definition of Garland

  1. (Hannibal) Hamlin 1860–1940 American novelist


Garland

biographical name gar·land

Definition of Garland

  1. Judy 1922–1969 originally Frances Gumm American actress and singer


Garland

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geographical name Gar·land \ˈgär-lənd\

Definition of Garland

  1. city in northeastern Texas north-northeast of Dallas population 226,876


GARLAND Defined for English Language Learners

garland

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Definition of garland for English Language Learners

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

garland

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Definition of garland for English Language Learners

  • : to put a garland on (someone or something)


GARLAND Defined for Kids

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garland

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noun gar·land \ˈgär-lənd\

Definition of garland for Students

  1. :  a wreath or rope of material (as leaves or flowers)


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garland

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verb gar·land

Definition of garland for Students

garlanded

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garlanding

  1. :  to form into or decorate with a garland Flowers garlanded her head.



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