tea garden
noun Date: 1780 1. a public garden where tea and light refreshments are served 2. a tea plantation

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Tea garden — Tea Tea (t[=e]), n. [Chin. tsh[=a], Prov. Chin. te: cf. F. th[ e].] 1. The prepared leaves of a shrub, or small tree ({Thea Chinensis} or {Camellia Chinensis}). The shrub is a native of China, but has been introduced to some extent into some… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tea garden — tea ,garden noun count a garden or outdoor restaurant where tea and food are served …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • tea garden — tea .garden n a large area of land used for growing tea = tea plantation …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Tea garden — A tea garden was a place to drink tea and stroll around lawns, ponds and view statues. These smaller versions of pleasure gardens flourished in the late 18th century. Examples were Cuper s Gardens and the area that became the Caledonian Cattle… …   Wikipedia

  • tea garden — tea′ gar den n. 1) a tea plantation 2) an outdoor restaurant serving tea and other refreshments • Etymology: 1795–1805 …   From formal English to slang

  • tea garden — noun a public garden where tea is served • Hypernyms: ↑garden * * * noun, pl ⋯ dens [count] 1 : a public garden where tea and other refreshments are served 2 : an area of land where tea is grown …   Useful english dictionary

  • tea garden — n. outdoor restaurant or garden where tea is served; tea plantation, plantation for growing tea …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tea garden — /ˈti gadn/ (say tee gahdn) noun 1. an open air cafe, restaurant, etc., in which tea and other refreshments are served. 2. (in Japanese tradition) a garden designed as restful surroundings for a tea house …   Australian English dictionary

  • tea garden — noun a garden in which tea and other refreshments are served to the public …   English new terms dictionary

  • tea garden — noun (C) a large area of land used for growing tea; tea plantation (1) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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