roof garden

noun

Definition of roof garden

: a restaurant or nightclub at the top of a building often in connection with or decorated to suggest an outdoor garden

Examples of roof garden in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There are performances and exhibits, the building is an iconic piece of Miami-style art deco and the roof garden offers the best views in town. David Farley, WSJ, 14 July 2021 Families should book the 160,000-square-foot Villa Orjen, which has its own private beach, roof garden and jetty. Mark Ellwood, Robb Report, 22 Sep. 2021 There is a nine-car garage, roof garden, pool pavilion, 60 feet infinity-edge pool and tennis court. Olivia Green, baltimoresun.com, 13 July 2021 Up in the roof garden, meanwhile, Myra Hasson was picking basil with another resident. Nathan Heller, The New Yorker, 28 June 2021 To treat a museum as a four-block concrete megastructure was in the spirit of the times; to bury it beneath a roof garden was not. Michael J. Lewis, WSJ, 23 June 2021 The fourth phase, if it ever gets funded, will involve a roof garden and a terrace that will connect the library to Mount Prospect Park and to the Brooklyn Museum, the Botanic Garden, and the park beyond. Andrew Marantz, The New Yorker, 31 May 2021 There was a library, a pool and gym, a roof garden, and studios to practice painting or singing arias. Maria Ricapito, Marie Claire, 6 Apr. 2021 Public spaces here include a café, gym and roof garden. Lauren Jade Hill, Forbes, 17 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of roof garden

1895, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of roof garden was in 1895

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15 Oct 2021

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“Roof garden.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/roof%20garden. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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