There are 2 main definitions of lawn in English:

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lawn1

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Pronunciation: /lɔːn
 
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noun

An area of short, regularly mown grass in the garden of a house or park: she was sitting in a deckchair on the lawn a croquet lawn [mass noun]: a patch of lawn
More example sentences
  • Fourth, a well-kept lawn or park is a good thing round a nice house.
  • All the houses had large lawns of grass in front of them, with a stone path linking the house with the sidewalk.
  • And remember to water the new shoots regularly until the reseeded lawn is well established.

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.

Derivatives

lawned

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adjective
Example sentences
  • This large Scottish-baronial style house is surrounded by large lawned gardens, flower beds, a traditional kitchen garden and woodland.
  • Behind the bungalow, a lawned area led down to a compost heap and a small ditch at the bottom of the garden.
  • The grounds at the front and the back are extensively landscaped with mature trees, foliage, herbaceous borders, extensive lawned gardens and a paved patio area.

lawny

2
adjective
Example sentences
  • Some vast ruins of the temple of Pluto stand on a lawny hill on one side of it, and are reflected in its windless mirror.
  • This situation is similar to a ball on a lawny ground where the ball cannot touch the ground due to the thick and dense lawn.
  • In front of the house is a lawny</Em> area where Sunny the horse spends his days.

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lawn2

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Pronunciation: /lɔːn
 
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noun

[mass noun]
A fine linen or cotton fabric used for making clothes: [as modifier]: a white lawn shirt
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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.

Origin

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

Derivatives

lawny

1
adjective

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