market garden


noun

Chiefly British. truck farm.
(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 forms

market gardener, nounmarket gardening, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for market gardening (1 of 2)

market gardening

noun

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

British Dictionary definitions for market gardening (2 of 2)

market garden

noun

mainly British an establishment where fruit and vegetables are grown for sale

Derived Forms

market gardener, noun
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