tea garden


Definition of tea garden

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

Examples of tea garden in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The tea garden was built by the Hagiwara family, which was held in internment camps during World War II. Carl Nolte, SFChronicle.com, "Don’t call Golden Gate Park a civic asset. It’s so much more than that," 24 Oct. 2020 For the writer and editor Deborah Needleman, formerly of T, the joy of the tea garden is at once horticultural and aromatic. Aimee Farrell, New York Times, "How to Create Your Own Herbal Tea Garden," 22 Oct. 2020 Elephants kill more than 400 people – many of them tea garden workers – in the country each year. Kalpana Sunder, The Christian Science Monitor, "Can India's wild elephants find a haven in tea gardens?," 5 Oct. 2020 Another popular narrative, that a troop of elephants in the Chinese province of Yunnan took advantage of the quarantine by getting drunk on corn wine and passing out in a tea garden, was invented. Amanda Hess, New York Times, "The Rise of the Coronavirus Nature Genre," 17 Apr. 2020 Plans for the 90 acres of land also included a Japanese tea garden, plus a children’s playground with merry-go-rounds and a wading pool. Bill Van Niekerken, SFChronicle.com, "When Peninsula’s ‘Coney Island of the West’ was snuffed out by a stench," 4 Sep. 2019 The rest belong to the Adivasi Dragon Force, which represents the state’s tea garden Adivasi community, and the United Liberation Front of Asom, a faction headed by Paresh Baruah. Washington Post, "Hundreds of rebels surrender to Indian forces in peace push," 23 Jan. 2020 Bodhi Meditation hosts a second marketplace the weekend before the big day, with a fair-like atmosphere, tea garden, games for kids, a photo studio with old-style clothing, and an oracle reading, along with performances and food stalls. Naomi Tomky, Fortune, "One of the best places to celebrate Lunar New Year is just outside Vancouver," 18 Jan. 2020 Festival attendees can also enjoy a beverage at the beer or tea gardens or watch the action at a table tennis tournament. Tirion Morris, azcentral, "Metro Phoenix food events: Here are 18 festivals not to miss this spring," 14 Jan. 2020

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'tea garden.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of tea garden

1780, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about tea garden

Time Traveler for tea garden

Time Traveler

The first known use of tea garden was in 1780

See more words from the same year

Statistics for tea garden

Last Updated

29 Oct 2020

Cite this Entry

“Tea garden.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tea%20garden. Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for tea garden

tea garden


English Language Learners Definition of tea garden

: a public garden where tea and other refreshments are served
: an area of land where tea is grown

More from Merriam-Webster on tea garden

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about tea garden

Comments on tea garden

What made you want to look up tea garden? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


Test Your Vocabulary

Great Scrabble Words—A Quiz

  • scrabble tiles that read scrabble quiz
  • Which of the following Q-without-U words means the number five in cards or dice?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!