Definition of grove
1 : a small wood without underbrush a picnic grove
2 : a planting of fruit or nut trees
Recent Examples of grove from the Web
Without maintenance, a deserted grove is a breeding ground for psyllids, the bugs that carry the disease.
Port Neches grove lost in the state semifinals in 2004 and the state championship in 2000.
Colleges provide a distinctive sense of place, of course, and while Washington may not be the quintessential college town, the groves of academe still extend their tendrils here and there.
The creek is about 10 feet away, just beyond a shady grove of aspen trees.
About 45 miles from Charlotte, just beyond a grove of trees, Lanesboro Correctional Institution houses some of the state’s most violent criminals.
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Israel is successful and democratic on a small patch of worthless desert whose primary physical asset was some Palestinian olive groves.
Big Sur is one of the state's biggest tourist draws in a normal year, attracting visitors to serene groves of redwoods, beaches and the highway's dramatic oceanside scenery.
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Origin and Etymology of grove
Middle English, from Old English grāf
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
Definition of Grove
Sir George 1820–1900 English musicologist
GROVE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of grove for English Language Learners
: a small group of trees; especially : a group of trees that produce fruit or nuts
GROVE Defined for Kids
Definition of grove for Students
: a small forest or group of planted trees
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