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rock garden

noun
1.
a garden on rocky ground or among rocks, for the growing of alpine or other plants.
2.
a garden decorated with rocks, usually a wide variety of interestingly shaped, multicolored rocks, especially quartz.
Also called rockery.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40
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Examples from the web for rock garden
  • The property has a rock garden by a relaxing waterfall.
  • Its outdoor displays include rose and rhododendron gardens, along with a rock garden.
  • The grounds boast a rock garden, a yew maze, and a wonderful variety of trees and flowering shrubs.
  • The guest cabin was the only structure remaining from the logging camp that preceded the rock garden.
  • Excellent deciduous flowering groundcover for rock garden or perennial border.
British Dictionary definitions for rock garden

rock garden

noun
1.
a garden featuring rocks or rockeries
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