vineyard

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noun vine·yard \ˈvin-yərd\

Definition of vineyard

  1. 1 :  a planting of grapevines

  2. 2 :  a sphere of activity :  field of endeavor toilers in the vineyard of diplomacy — Daniel Schorr

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First Known Use of vineyard

14th century

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VINEYARD Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of vineyard for English Language Learners

  • : a field where grapes are grown


VINEYARD Defined for Kids

vineyard

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noun vine·yard \ˈvin-yərd\

Definition of vineyard for Students

  1. :  a field of grapevines



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