or·​ange·​ry | \ ˈär-inj-rē How to pronounce orangery (audio) , ˈär(-ə)nj-, ˈȯr-inj-, ˈȯr(-ə)nj- \
variants: or less commonly orangerie
plural orangeries

Definition of orangery

: a protected place and especially a greenhouse for growing oranges in cool climates

Examples of orangery in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web At its heart is an 18th century manor house, but there’s also a large, more modern West Wing, a walled garden, and signature restaurant found in an orangery, The Glasshouse. Angelina Villa-clarke, Forbes, 19 Apr. 2021 The buildings on the estate, which the three men have restored over the years, include the former hunting lodge, a Victorian-era addition that functions as an office, an orangery, and stables that have been transformed into a textiles workshop. Dieter Van Den Storm, ELLE Decor, 24 Mar. 2021 The Designer Jean-Philippe Demeyer in the orangery of his home with a collection of Italian ceramic dog sculptures from the 1970s. Dieter Van Den Storm, ELLE Decor, 24 Mar. 2021 There are also extensive new gardens, including an orangery and a lavender grove where honey is made, as well as an olive grove and a kitchen garden for cooking. Bebe Howorth, ELLE Decor, 23 Feb. 2021 Wilson Fuqua Architects of Dallas received an honorable mention in the Folly category for work on an orangery folly and boathouse at a Highland Park home. Diane Cowen, Houston Chronicle, 21 Oct. 2019 But all that seems like a world away among the orangeries, olive orchards, and tall cypress trees casting shade on this remote slice of Italian countryside. J.j. Martin, Harper's BAZAAR, 11 Aug. 2013 Upstairs in the roomy orangery, guests including the colorful Matty Bovan (hopefully still feeling as high as those Stephen Jones helium balloon hats after such a brilliant show on Friday), Elle Fanning, Natalia Vovianova, and Jourdan Dunn gathered. Vogue, 19 Feb. 2018 Explore its historic orangery and Russian Garden before heading inside to learn about the ducal summer residence. Smithsonian, 30 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of orangery

1660, in the meaning defined above

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“Orangery.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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