vineyard

noun vine·yard \ ˈvin-yərd \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of vineyard

1 : a planting of grapevines
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

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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VINEYARD Defined for English Language Learners

vineyard

Definition of vineyard for English Language Learners

  • : a field where grapes are grown


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vineyard

noun vine·yard \ ˈvin-yərd \

Definition of vineyard for Students

: a field of grapevines


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