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 for Grove
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Grove \Grove\ (gr[=o]v), n. [AS. graf, fr. grafan to dig. The
     original sense seems to have been a lane cut through trees.
     See Grave, v., and cf. Groove.]
     A smaller group of trees than a forest, and without
     underwood, planted, or growing naturally as if arranged by
     art; a wood of small extent.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Note: The Hebrew word Asherah, rendered grove in the
           Authorized Version of the Bible, is left untranslated
           in the Revised Version. Almost all modern interpreters
           agree that by Asherah an idol or image of some kind is
           intended.
           [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  grove
      n 1: a small growth of trees without underbrush
      2: garden consisting of a small cultivated wood without
         undergrowth [syn: grove, woodlet, orchard,
         plantation]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  50 Moby Thesaurus words for "grove":
     batch, bocage, bosk, bottom, bottom glade, bottoms, bunch, clump,
     cluster, coppice, copse, crop, dale, dell, dingle, gap, gill, glen,
     group, grouping, groupment, hassock, holt, hurst, intervale, knot,
     lot, lunar rill, mess, orchard, pass, ravine, shaw, shock, slew,
     spinney, stook, strath, thicket, tope, trench, trough, tuft,
     tussock, vale, valley, wadi, wisp, wood lot, woodlet
  
  

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

  Grove
     (1.) Heb. 'asherah, properly a wooden image, or a pillar
     representing Ashtoreth, a sensual Canaanitish goddess, probably
     usually set up in a grove (2 Kings 21:7; 23:4). In the Revised
     Version the word "Asherah" (q.v.) is introduced as a proper
     noun, the name of the wooden symbol of a goddess, with the
     plurals Asherim (Ex. 34:13) and Asheroth (Judg. 3:13).
     
       The LXX. have rendered _asherah_ in 2 Chr. 15:16 by "Astarte."
     The Vulgate has done this also in Judg. 3:7.
     
       (2.) Heb. 'eshel (Gen. 21:33). In 1 Sam. 22:6 and 31:13 the
     Authorized Version renders this word by "tree." In all these
     passages the Revised Version renders by "tamarisk tree." It has
     been identified with the Tamariscus orientalis, five species of
     which are found in Palestine.
     
       (3.) The Heb. word 'elon, uniformly rendered in the Authorized
     Version by "plain," properly signifies a grove or plantation. In
     the Revised Version it is rendered, pl., "oaks" (Gen. 13:18;
     14:13; 18:1; 12:6; Deut. 11:30; Josh. 19:33). In the earliest
     times groves are mentioned in connection with religious worship.
     The heathen consecrated groves to particular gods, and for this
     reason they were forbidden to the Jews (Jer. 17:3; Ezek. 20:28).
     

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Grove, OK -- U.S. city in Oklahoma
     Population (2000):    5131
     Housing Units (2000): 2807
     Land area (2000):     9.014379 sq. miles (23.347133 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.054273 sq. miles (0.140566 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    9.068652 sq. miles (23.487699 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            31600
     Located within:       Oklahoma (OK), FIPS 40
     Location:             36.588611 N, 94.783110 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     74344
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Grove, OK
      Grove
  

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