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roof garden

noun
1.
a garden on the flat roof of a house or other building.
2.
the top or top story of a building, having a garden, restaurant, or the like.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95, Americanism
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Examples for roof garden
  • The best town houses have four floors, with a courtyard below and a roof garden to catch the ocean breeze.
  • During the summer, tables are set up on the roof garden.
  • The building's policy is to allow only shareholders to use the roof garden.
  • Attendees were provided a guided tour of a vacant tenant space, as well as the courtyard and roof garden.
  • The project will include amenities such as a roof garden, fitness center and a club house.
  • Given the building's size and configuration, all proposals should consider integrating a planted roof garden.
  • The low-tech south side has the living area topped by a roof garden to keep the house cool and in touch with nature.
  • Provide habitat elements using window boxes, patio or balcony planters, or an area of a roof garden.
  • The library has a roof garden and rain garden to process water runoff from the building and parking lot.
  • Metal roofing on the rest of the structure drains partly into the roof garden and partly into two rain barrels.
British Dictionary definitions for roof garden

roof garden

noun
1.
a garden on a flat roof of a building
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