market garden

market garden
noun Date: 1811 British truck farmmarket gardener noun, Britishmarket gardening noun, British

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  • Market garden — Garden Gar den (g[aum]r d n; 277), n. [OE. gardin, OF. gardin, jardin, F. jardin, of German origin; cf. OHG. garto, G. garten; akin to AS. geard. See {Yard} an inclosure.] 1. A piece of ground appropriated to the cultivation of herbs, fruits,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Market garden — Market Mar ket, n. [Akin to D. markt, OHG. mark[=a]t, merk[=a]t, G. markt; all fr.L. mercatus trade, market place, fr. mercari, p. p. mercatus, to trade, traffic, merx, mercis, ware, merchandise, prob. akin to merere to deserve, gain, acquire: cf …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • market garden — ˌmarket ˈgarden noun [countable] an area for growing fruit and vegetables for sale; = TRUCK FARM * * * market garden UK US noun [C] UK (US truck farm) ► COMMERCE a small farm that grows fruit and vegetables: »He and his wife Joy run a small… …   Financial and business terms

  • Market Garden — can refer to: Market gardening Operation Market Garden This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point di …   Wikipedia

  • market garden — n BrE an area of land where vegetables and fruit are grown so that they can be sold American Equivalent: truck farm >market gardener n …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • market garden — noun count BRITISH a TRUCK FARM ╾ ,market gardener noun count …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • market garden — market gardens N COUNT A market garden is a small farm where vegetables and fruit are grown for sale. [mainly BRIT] (in AM, use truck farm) …   English dictionary

  • market garden — ► NOUN ▪ a place where vegetables and fruit are grown for sale …   English terms dictionary

  • Market Garden — Operation Market Garden Teil von: Zweiter Weltkrieg Fallsch …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Market Garden — Opération Market Garden Opération Market Garden Parachutistes alliés au dessus des Pays Bas Informations générales Date 17 septembre  …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Market garden — A market garden on an outlying island of Hong Kong For the Second World War Allied military action, see Operation Market Garden. A market garden is the relatively small scale production of fruits, vegetables and flowers as cash crops, frequently… …   Wikipedia

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