There are 2 definitions of lawn in English:

lawn1

Syllabification: lawn
Pronunciation: /lôn
 
/

noun

  • An area of short, mown grass in a yard, garden, or park.
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    • In my yard, several square yards of lawn disappear each year to make room for more rosebushes.
    • It is the most shaded area of the garden so lawn was never going to be very successful.
    • At the moment the gardens are mainly in lawn with a patio area, mature trees and shrubs.
    Synonyms
    grass, yard, front yard, backyard, dooryard

Derivatives

lawned

adjective
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  • A much improved and spacious three bedroomed family house with good-sized sunny lawned rear garden.
  • Outside are extensive lawned gardens with superb views to the north western fells of the Lake District.
  • Steps and cobbled walkways lead down through the gardens from the farmhouses to the lawned pool terrace.

Origin

mid 16th century: alteration of dialect laund 'glade, pasture', from Old French launde 'wooded district, heath', of Celtic origin. The current sense dates from the mid 18th century.

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There are 2 definitions of lawn in English:

lawn2

Syllabification: lawn
Pronunciation: /
 
lôn/

noun

  • A fine linen or cotton fabric used for making clothes.
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    • Spliced with a dash of crisp white linen or lawn cotton, though, it becomes sharp, chic and seductive.
    • I can't visit without buying at least two printed cotton lawn quilts at give away prices.
    • Her white lawn dress with sprigs of green flowers fit tightly at the waist and cascaded to the floor.

Derivatives

lawny

adjective

Origin

Middle English: probably from Laon, the name of a city in France important for linen manufacture.

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