Definition of dooryard in English:


Line breaks: door|yard
Pronunciation: /ˈdɔːjɑːd


North American
  • A yard or garden by the door of a house.
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    • Others rallied to him, and a fierce fight took place in the dooryard of the house.
    • Although on the main road the sun was shining brightly, under the trees the dooryards of the small houses were only dimly lit.
    • We buried them just beyond the dooryard garden, on the lee side of the house from the chicken coops.

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