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 for 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 :

  Garden \Gar"den\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Gardened; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Gardening.]
     To lay out or cultivate a garden; to labor in a garden; to
     practice horticulture.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Garden \Gar"den\, v. t.
     To cultivate as a garden.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a plot of ground where plants are cultivated
      2: the flowers or vegetables or fruits or herbs that are
         cultivated in a garden
      3: a yard or lawn adjoining a house
      v 1: work in the garden; "My hobby is gardening"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  125 Moby Thesaurus words for "garden":
     Attic, Festschrift, Japanese garden, album, alpine garden, ana,
     analects, anthology, arboretum, average, beauties, bed, blooming,
     bloomy, blossoming, bog garden, border, botanical garden,
     bourgeois, canon, chaste, chrestomathy, classic, classical,
     collectanea, collected works, collection, common, commonplace,
     compilation, complete works, conventional, crop, delectus,
     dry garden, dryfarm, efflorescent, everyday, farm, floral,
     floreate, florescent, floriate, floriated, floricultural, florid,
     florilegium, flower bed, flower garden, flowered, flowering,
     flowers, flowery, garden spot, garden-variety, garland,
     grape ranch, grapery, grow, herbarium, homely, homespun,
     horticultural, hortulan, hortus siccus, household, in bloom,
     in blossom, in flower, inflorescent, jardin, kitchen garden,
     market garden, matter-of-fact, middle-class, miscellanea,
     miscellany, multiflorous, no great shakes, nondescript, normal,
     omnibus, ordinary, ornamental garden, paradise, photograph album,
     pinetum, plain, plastic, prosaic, prosy, pure, pure and simple,
     quotation book, radiciflorous, raise, ranch, rear, regular,
     rhizanthous, rock garden, roof garden, run-of-mine,
     run-of-the-mill, scrapbook, sharecrop, shrubbery, simple, suburban,
     sunken garden, symposium, tea garden, truck garden, unexceptional,
     uniflorous, unnoteworthy, unremarkable, unspectacular, usual,
     vegetable garden, victory garden, vinery, vineyard, workaday,

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  GARDEN. A piece of ground appropriated to raising plants and flowers. 
       2. A garden is a parcel of a house and passes with it. Br. Feoffm. de 
  terre, 53; 2 Co. 32; Plowd. 171; Co. Litt. 5 b, 56 a, b. But see Moore, 24; 
  Bac. Ab. Grants, I. 

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Garden -- U.S. County in Nebraska
     Population (2000):    2292
     Housing Units (2000): 1298
     Land area (2000):     1704.398990 sq. miles (4414.372932 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    26.596685 sq. miles (68.885095 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1730.995675 sq. miles (4483.258027 sq. km)
     Located within:       Nebraska (NE), FIPS 31
     Location:             41.527955 N, 102.344241 W
      Garden, NE
      Garden County
      Garden County, NE

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Garden, MI -- U.S. village in Michigan
     Population (2000):    240
     Housing Units (2000): 129
     Land area (2000):     0.847775 sq. miles (2.195726 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.170234 sq. miles (0.440904 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1.018009 sq. miles (2.636630 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            31380
     Located within:       Michigan (MI), FIPS 26
     Location:             45.774399 N, 86.551585 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     49835
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Garden, MI

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Garden, UT -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Utah
     Population (2000):    83
     Housing Units (2000): 533
     Land area (2000):     28.294440 sq. miles (73.282259 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.018358 sq. miles (0.047547 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    28.312798 sq. miles (73.329806 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            27902
     Located within:       Utah (UT), FIPS 49
     Location:             41.889777 N, 111.395608 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Garden, UT

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