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[awr-inj-ree, or-] /ˈɔr ɪndʒ ri, ˈɒr-/
noun, plural orangeries.
a warm place, as a greenhouse, in which orange trees are cultivated in cool climates.
Origin of orangery
1655-65; < French orangerie, equivalent to orang(er) orange tree (derivative of orange orange) + -erie -ery Unabridged
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  • The works are displayed in a restored orangery that had been allowed to decay for many years.
  • Immediately to the east of the main residence is an old boxwood garden and an orangery dating the same period as the residence.
British Dictionary definitions for orangery


/ˈɒrɪndʒərɪ; -dʒrɪ/
noun (pl) -eries
a building, such as a greenhouse, in which orange trees are grown
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