roof garden
noun Date: 1893 a restaurant or nightclub at the top of a building often in connection with or decorated to suggest an outdoor garden

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  • Roof garden — A roof garden is any garden on the roof of a building.Humans have grown plants atop structures since antiquity. Besides the decorative benefit, roof plantings may provide food, temperature control, architectural enhancement, and recreational… …   Wikipedia

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  • Roof Garden —    From the 1880s, the roofs of certain theatres were fitted up with a stage and seating to serve as outdoor performance venues, complete with decorative greenery. The prime motive for creation of such theatres was to draw paying audiences during …   The Historical Dictionary of the American Theater

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  • roof-garden — roof gar·den s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} giardino pensile, realizzato all ultimo piano di un edificio, spesso utilizzato come pubblico esercizio e attrezzato con bar e ristoranti {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1917. ETIMO: comp. di roof tetto e… …   Dizionario italiano

  • roof garden — {{hw}}{{roof garden}}{{/hw}}Grande terrazza sul tetto di un edificio, adorna di piante, adibita a bar, ristorante e sim …   Enciclopedia di italiano

  • roof garden — /ˈruf gadn/ (say roohf gahdn) noun 1. a garden on the flat roof of a house or other building. 2. the top, or top storey, of a building, having a garden, restaurant, or the like. Also, rooftop garden …   Australian English dictionary

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