tea garden


: a public garden where tea and light refreshments are served
: a tea plantation

Examples of tea garden in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Five calves were found buried on their backs in drainage ditches in tea gardens in northern Bengal, according to a new study. Jack Guy, CNN, 14 Mar. 2024 Attendees can expect to see lion and dragon dances, musical performances, a tea garden, and more. Blake Bakkila, Sunset Magazine, 29 Jan. 2024 The plan was to explore Darjeeling itself, then visit Tiger Hill, famous for its sunrise; take in the tea gardens and the Batasia Loop, where the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway makes its famous 360-degree turn; and then to ride the train on its vertiginous climb through the mountains. Romy Gill, New York Times, 21 Nov. 2023 And with centuries of tea culture in its streets and proximity to some of the most beautiful tea gardens on the planet, Tokyo is one of the world’s great tea cities. Maria Geyman, Vogue, 18 Oct. 2023 As part of the legislation waiving fees for locals, supervisors also agreed to let veterans who live outside the city get into the conservatory and tea garden for free. J.d. Morris, San Francisco Chronicle, 8 Mar. 2022 Aside from forests, the newts are in areas where woods used to exist, such as rice fields, tea gardens, meadows, ponds and lake's shores. Elizabeth Gamillo, Discover Magazine, 10 July 2023 Thinking about it, a tea garden is essentially an agroforest. Christopher Marquis, Forbes, 17 May 2022 Separately, supervisors have approved a plan to let the nonprofit San Francisco Botanical Garden Society take over operations of the tea garden and conservatory from the city and the San Francisco Parks Alliance. J.d. Morris, San Francisco Chronicle, 8 Mar. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1780, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of tea garden was in 1780

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“Tea garden.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tea%20garden. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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