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noun
a place for keeping or exhibiting bears, especially (formerly) for bearbaiting.
a place or scene of tumult.
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Origin of bear garden

First recorded in 1590–1600
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bear garden

noun
(formerly) a place where bears were exhibited and where bear-baiting took place
a place or scene of tumult and disorder
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