water garden


: a garden in which aquatic plants predominate
: a garden built about a stream or pool as a central feature

Examples of water garden in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Outdoors: There's a new 20-foot bear slide coming to the new Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Centennial Park, which will also feature a sports house, water garden and event lawn. Leah Olajide, Detroit Free Press, 23 May 2024 Walking trails, a water garden, expansive playgrounds, and a sports center are among the park’s many features. Cnt Editors, Condé Nast Traveler, 15 Nov. 2023 Flowers and peaceful water gardens set the tone of the atmosphere here, while the Musée des Impressionnismes offers a deeper dive into a multitude of Impressionist masterpieces. Tribune News Service, The Mercury News, 5 June 2024 Featuring a variety of tropical plants, a Japanese garden and a water garden, the Miami Beach Botanical Garden offers a peaceful retreat from the city. Jacob Wisda, Miami Herald, 4 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for water garden 

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Word History

First Known Use

1626, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of water garden was in 1626

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“Water garden.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/water%20garden. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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