Definition of greensward in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡrēnˌswôrd/
Pronunciation: /ˈɡrēnˌswärd/


archaic or literary
Grass-covered ground.
Example sentences
  • A lovely vale of greensward called Princes Street Gardens separates the two towns, and several bridges span the shallow valley.
  • While some may chose to spend that season lazing beside rivers and quaffing champagne, the more discerning amongst us elect for the greensward and the thrill of clattering wickets.
  • Down below, the hotel grounds feature a pair of tennis courts and some of the loveliest greenswards and gardens in the country.

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Syllabification: green·sward

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