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rock garden

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noun
  1. a garden on rocky ground or among rocks, for the growing of alpine or other plants.
  2. a garden decorated with rocks, usually a wide variety of interestingly shaped, multicolored rocks, especially quartz.
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Origin of rock garden

First recorded in 1830–40
Also called rockery.
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British Dictionary definitions for rock garden

rock garden

noun
  1. a garden featuring rocks or rockeries
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