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

  Garden \Gar"den\ (g[aum]r"d'n; 277), n. [OE. gardin, OF. gardin,
     jardin, F. jardin, of German origin; cf. OHG. garto, G.
     garten; akin to AS. geard. See Yard an inclosure.]
     1. A piece of ground appropriated to the cultivation of
        herbs, fruits, flowers, or vegetables.
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     2. A rich, well-cultivated spot or tract of country.
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              I am arrived from fruitful Lombardy,
              The pleasant garden of great Italy.   --Shak.
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     Note: Garden is often used adjectively or in self-explaining
           compounds; as, garden flowers, garden tools, garden
           walk, garden wall, garden house or gardenhouse.
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     Garden+balsam,+an+ornamental+plant+({Impatiens+Balsamina">Garden balsam, an ornamental plant ({Impatiens Balsamina).
     Garden engine, a wheelbarrow tank and pump for watering
     Garden glass.
        (a) A bell glass for covering plants.
        (b) A globe of dark-colored glass, mounted on a pedestal,
            to reflect surrounding objects; -- much used as an
            ornament in gardens in Germany.
     Garden house
        (a) A summer house. --Beau. & Fl.
        (b) A privy. [Southern U.S.]
     Garden husbandry, the raising on a small scale of seeds,
        fruits, vegetables, etc., for sale.
     Garden mold or Garden mould, rich, mellow earth which is
        fit for a garden. --Mortimer.
     Garden nail, a cast nail, used for fastening vines to brick
        walls. --Knight.
     Garden net, a net for covering fruits trees, vines, etc.,
        to protect them from birds.
     Garden party, a social party held out of doors, within the
        grounds or garden attached to a private residence.
     Garden plot, a plot appropriated to a garden.
     Garden pot, a watering pot.
     Garden pump, a garden engine; a barrow pump.
     Garden shears, large shears, for clipping trees and hedges,
        pruning, etc.
     Garden spider, (Zool.), the diadem spider ({Epeira
        diadema), common in gardens, both in Europe and America.
        It spins a geometrical web. See Geometric spider, and
        Spider web.
     Garden stand, a stand for flower pots.
     Garden stuff, vegetables raised in a garden. [Colloq.]
     Garden syringe, a syringe for watering plants, sprinkling
        them with solutions for destroying insects, etc.
     Garden truck, vegetables raised for the market. [Colloq.]
     Garden ware, garden truck. [Obs.] --Mortimer.
     Bear garden, Botanic garden, etc. See under Bear, etc.
     Hanging garden. See under Hanging.
     Kitchen garden, a garden where vegetables are cultivated
        for household use.
     Market garden, a piece of ground where vegetable are
        cultivated to be sold in the markets for table use.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hanging \Hang"ing\, a.
     1. Requiring, deserving, or foreboding death by the halter.
        "What a hanging face!" --Dryden.
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     2. Suspended from above; pendent; as, hanging shelves.
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     3. Adapted for sustaining a hanging object; as, the hanging
        post of a gate, the post which holds the hinges.
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     Hanging compass, a compass suspended so that the card may
        be read from beneath.
     Hanging garden, a garden sustained at an artificial
        elevation by any means, as by the terraces at Babylon.
     Hanging indentation. See under Indentation.
     Hanging rail (Arch.), that rail of a door or casement to
        which hinges are attached.
     Hanging side (Mining), the overhanging side of an inclined
        or hading vein.
     Hanging sleeves.
        (a) Strips of the same stuff as the gown, hanging down the
            back from the shoulders.
        (b) Loose, flowing sleeves.
     Hanging stile. (Arch.)
        (a) That stile of a door to which hinges are secured.
        (b) That upright of a window frame to which casements are
            hinged, or in which the pulleys for sash windows are
     Hanging wall (Mining), the upper wall of inclined vein, or
        that which hangs over the miner's head when working in the
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