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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Surface layer of ground containing a mat of grass and grass roots.

Usage examples (33)
  • That there are not more acres of greensward is regrettable.
  • A hurdy-gurdy furnished the music and the greensward was their ballroom floor.
  • The greensward is the canvas, the house or some other prominent point is the central figure, the planting completes the composition and adds the color.
  • Laid out in the shape of a cross as part of the original federal plan, the greensward is a splendid place to relax or jog (perhaps past politicos and their retinues). for more
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