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Meaning of GARLAND

Pronunciation:  'gârlund, 'gârlund

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  flower arrangement consisting of a circular band of foliage or flowers for ornamental purposes
  2. [n]  an anthology of short literary pieces and poems and ballads etc.
  3. [n]  a city in northeastern Texas (suburb of Dallas)
  4. [n]  United States singer and film actress (1922-1969)
  5. [v]  adorn with garlands; "They garlanded the statue"

GARLAND is a 7 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: chaplet, coronal, florilegium, Judy Garland, lei, miscellany, wreath
 See Also: actress, adorn, anthology, bay wreath, beautify, city, crown, decorate, embellish, flower arrangement, grace, laurel wreath, laurels, Lone-Star State, metropolis, ornament, singer, Texas, TX, urban center, vocaliser, vocalist, vocalizer



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Gar"land\, n. [OE. garland, gerlond, OF. garlande, F.
    guirlande; of uncertain origin; cf. OHG. wiara, wiera, crown,
    pure gold, MHG. wieren to adorn.]
    1. The crown of a king. [Obs.] --Graffon.
    2. A wreath of chaplet made of branches, flowers, or
       feathers, and sometimes of precious stones, to be worn on
       the head like a crown; a coronal; a wreath. --Pope.
    3. The top; the thing most prized. --Shak.
    4. A book of extracts in prose or poetry; an anthology.
             They [ballads] began to be collected into little
             miscellanies under the name of garlands. --Percy.
    5. (Naut.)
       (a) A sort of netted bag used by sailors to keep provision
       (b) A grommet or ring of rope lashed to a spar for
           convenience in handling.
  2. \Gar"land\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Garlanded}; p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Garlanding}.]
    To deck with a garland. --B. Jonson.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a garland in your dream, represents wholeness and completeness. Dreaming that you are wearing a garland, suggests a bond.
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