Definition of orangery in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈɒrɪn(d)ʒ(ə)ri

noun (plural orangeries)

A building like a large conservatory where orange trees are grown.
More example sentences
  • Among its attractions are its trees along with a large collection of wisteria, grown inside the orangery.
  • In traditional European orangeries, the classic container is 24 inches square and deep, and painted white.
  • There were once melon houses, fig houses, banana houses, orangeries and just about every exotic fruit was once grown here.

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