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 Spanning close to 24 acres in total, its expansive grounds feature a tennis court, an outdoor swimming pool, orangery, equestrian facilities, garage, potting shed, gazebo and an aircraft hangar to be used for storage or as a workshop. Abby Montanez, Robb Report, 25 July 2022 The orangery at Wrest Park is actually featured in the movie when the family attend a party in the South of France. Jamie Kravitz, Woman's Day, 30 June 2022 The château was listed as a Historic Monument in 1927 and its park, garden, orangery, enclosing walls, stables, basin and dovecote were also listed in 1994. Alex Ledsom, Forbes, 1 June 2022 And in episode 4, this means arranging for party-goers to find Jack alone in the orangery with poor dim Prudence, who's the last to catch on that she's now headed to the altar. Sara Netzley,, 26 Mar. 2022 After cocktails were served, guests migrated to the maximalist orangery, where Wintour further welcomed everyone. Vogue, 11 Mar. 2022 Other public documents submitted alongside the application show Sheeran's property comprises a large cottage, ponds, a meadow, an orangery and a number of outbuildings. Sara Spary, CNN, 14 Jan. 2022 In 2015, the orangery started serving spicy hot chocolate, to evoke the house’s Caribbean connections. Sam Knight, The New Yorker, 16 Aug. 2021 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 See More

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First Known Use of orangery

1660, in the meaning defined above

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orange rust


oranges and lemons

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7 Aug 2022

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“Orangery.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2022.

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