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market garden

noun

  1. Chiefly British. truck farm.
  2. Market Garden, Military. the Allied code name for the unsuccessful invasion of Holland by British and American airborne and infantry forces on September 17, 1944.


market garden

noun

  1. an establishment where fruit and vegetables are grown for sale


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Derived Forms

  • market gardener, noun
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Other Words From

  • market gardener noun
  • market gardening noun
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Word History and Origins

Origin of market garden1

First recorded in 1805–15
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Example Sentences

In the subsequent years, I have become a beekeeper and a farmer of a small market garden.

I have promised the man a market-garden with a house on it close to the porter's lodge in the Rue Saint-Maur.

Driven by an impulse of distaste for him and his house and market garden, I started to leave in secret.

She was reading to him about the business of a market garden.

Now and then a family finds a forgotten acre, builds a shack, and starts a small independent market garden.

As late as 1830, Winnisimmet was of no importance except as a market-garden and thoroughfare.

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