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sunken garden

[ suhng-kuhn gahr-dn ]

noun

  1. a formal garden set below the main level of the ground surrounding it.


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Example Sentences

We ascended the steps of the stone pavilion, and sat down in an arch like a balcony over the sunken garden.

The Round Tower stands upon an artificial mound, and what was formerly its surrounding ditch is now a sunken garden.

After they had given him tea among the scents and songs of the sunken garden outside the library window, they set him on his way.

They sat after lunch in the library, before an open window, looking into a lovely sunken garden.

Joan knew of the Reynolds familythey lived in a big place, with a sunken garden and a tall, iron fence all around.

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