- Leslie Richard,1896–1970, U.S. general.
- a city in SE Texas.
- 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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Examples from the Web for groves
You wind through trash-pile backstreets and alleys in Adh Dhouloueya, along farm roads and groves outside of nearby Balad City.Whatever You Do Someone Will Die. A Short Story About Impossible Choices in Iraq
Nathan Bradley Bethea
August 31, 2014
In some cases, when Palestinian farmers did try to reach their groves they were driven off by settlers.Palestinian Olive Harvest And The Talmud
Emily L. Hauser
November 1, 2012
The victors at the Olympic Games had their statues placed in the groves.
"I mean the philosopher, who teaches in the groves of Academus," continued he.
In every shallow ravine were groves of tree ferns forty feet tall.The Leopard Woman
Stewart Edward White
Or it may be “llwyv,” an elm tree, in reference to the devastation of the groves just mentioned.Y Gododin
Tell Mrs. Trafford luncheon is ready, Groves, and say Mr. Butler is here.Tony Butler
Charles James Lever
- Sir Charles. 1915–92, English orchestral conductor
- 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 groves
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.