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market garden

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noun
  1. Chiefly British. truck farm.
  2. (initial capital letters) Military. the Allied code name for the unsuccessful invasion of Holland by British and American airborne and infantry forces on September 17, 1944.

Origin of market garden

First recorded in 1805–15
Related formsmarket gardener, nounmarket gardening, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for market gardening

market gardening

noun
  1. mainly British the business of growing fruit and vegetables on a commercial scaleAlso called (in the US and Canada): truck farming, trucking

market garden

noun
  1. mainly British an establishment where fruit and vegetables are grown for sale
Derived Formsmarket gardener, noun
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