- a small wood or forested area, usually with no undergrowth: a grove of pines.
- a small orchard or stand of fruit-bearing trees, especially citrus trees: a grove of lemon trees.
Origin of grove
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- Sir George,1820–1900, English musicologist.
- Robert MosesLefty, 1900–75, U.S. baseball player.
Examples from the Web for grove
Excerpted from Havel: A Life by Nichael Zantovsky; used with the permission of the publisher, Grove Atlantic, Inc.How Havel Inspired the Velvet Revolution
December 6, 2014
On its way to the stadium, the team passes through the Grove down the Walk of Champions, mobbed by adoring fans.Ole Miss Football Games Unite a Son and His Aging Father
November 16, 2013
A grove of trees becomes something profound, a sunrise something majestic, an embrace an electric current.Sundance Channel’s ‘Rectify’ Is the Best New Show of 2013
April 17, 2013
A grove of Hawaiian “Autograph” trees and pink bougainvillea, not to mention fragrant jasmine, create a lush garden environment.The Elegant EDITION
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October 11, 2010
His memoir, 39 Years of Short-Term Memory Loss will be published by Grove Atlantic in March.Al Franken's Reverend Wright
January 8, 2009
Then he raced around the corner of the restaurant and made for the grove.Way of the Lawless
They were now without the grove; a gay throng was before them.Alice, or The Mysteries, Complete
You don't suppose it would walk in the grove in the daytime, do you?Good Indian
B. M. Bower
Ferry appeared behind me and beckoned me deeper into the grove.The Cavalier
George Washington Cable
Camp was pitched in a grove of spruces at the lower end of the lake.The Long Labrador Trail
- a small wooded area or plantation
- a road lined with houses and often trees, esp in a suburban area
- (capital as part of a street name)Ladbroke Grove
Word Origin and History for grove
Old English graf "grove, copse" (akin to græafa "thicket"), from Proto-Germanic *graibo-, but not certainly found in other Germanic languages and with no known cognates anywhere else.