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vineyard Syllabification: vine·yard
Pronunciation: /ˈvinyərd/

Definition of vineyard in English:


1A plantation of grapevines, typically producing grapes used in winemaking.
Example sentences
  • Some wineries may even tell you the specific vineyard that the grapes had been grown.
  • Wine can be confusing, because even the wine from the same vineyard and winemaker changes from year to year.
  • Each commandery had its vineyard or vineyards: hence the name of the modern dessert wine from Cyprus.
1.1A sphere of action or labor (in allusion to Matt. 20:1): women professors laboring in feminist vineyards
More example sentences
  • They have not laboured in the vineyard long enough to accept the dynamics of the struggle that he has been engaged in.
  • It's all very well to give young people their chance, but they should have laboured a bit in the parliamentary vineyard.
  • His people are labourers in the vineyard of the American dream who never got to taste the wine.

Words that rhyme with vineyard

untenured • steelyard

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