grove

noun
\ ˈgrōv How to pronounce grove (audio) \

Definition of grove

1 : a small wood without underbrush a picnic grove
2 : a planting of fruit or nut trees

Examples of grove in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The table setting, which wove through a grove of tulip trees, featured a powder blue tablecloth with illustrations of Marfa landmarks such as the instantly-recognizable Prada Marfa store. Elise Taylor, Vogue, 9 Aug. 2022 Perhaps most eye-catching of all is the home’s gardens, which include a grove of mature olive trees reminiscent of the southern Mediterranean. David Kaufman, Robb Report, 3 Aug. 2022 Flames burned into the grove — the first wildfire to do so in more than a century — but there was no major damage. Brian Melley, Anchorage Daily News, 23 July 2022 Flames burned into the grove — the first wildfire to do so in more than a century — but there was no major damage. Brian Melley, BostonGlobe.com, 23 July 2022 About 2,000 metric tonnes are currently harvested each year around the Amalfi Coast, according to local figures, but surveys show that these lemon grove areas have been in decline for the past 60 years. Carlotta Dotto, CNN, 21 July 2022 And last year, a Mono wind event that tore through the grove felled at least 15 sequoias, which remain on the forest floor and could help fuel the fire. Tribune News Service, oregonlive, 10 July 2022 And last year, a Mono wind event that tore through the grove felled at least 15 sequoias, which remain on the forest floor and could help fuel the fire. Alex Wigglesworth, Los Angeles Times, 9 July 2022 One strike leveled a modest building in an olive grove that was formerly a chicken farm, the White Helmets media office told The Washington Post, killing four children from one family. Sarah Dadouch, Washington Post, 22 July 2022 See More

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First Known Use of grove

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for grove

Middle English, from Old English grāf

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17 Aug 2022

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“Grove.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grove. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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More Definitions for grove

grove

noun
\ ˈgrōv How to pronounce grove (audio) \

Kids Definition of grove

: a small forest or group of planted trees

Grove biographical name

\ ˈgrōv How to pronounce Grove (audio) \

Definition of Grove

Sir George 1820–1900 English musicologist

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