Definition of orchard
: a planting of fruit trees, nut trees, or sugar maples; also : the trees of such a planting
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And getting in on that scene is agriculture, which is drawing tourists who come to the city of Frederick up county for its orchards, produce markets and creameries.
In the late 1930s, the Los Angeles architect was hired by the co-founder of Harry & David to design a California Georgian-style mansion in east Medford, near the mail-order company's headquarters and orchards.
Many workers are from Mexico and spend as much as nine months pruning the trees, thinning the orchards and harvesting the crop.
Advocates for the Swainson’s hawk, listed as threatened by the state, are unhappy with the habitat mitigation land chosen for the hawks, which is an orchard west of the airport, adjacent to the Teal Bend golf course.
Virginia's father, Albert Eagles, was a dentist, but in rural Indiana also started an apple orchard, Rascher said.
Outside is a Beijing business district that just a decade ago was orchards and farming villages.
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ORCHARD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of orchard for English Language Learners
: a place where people grow fruit trees
ORCHARD Defined for Kids
Definition of orchard for Students
: a place where fruit trees are grown
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