Definition of sunken garden in English:

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sunken garden


A garden that lies below the general level of its surroundings.
Example sentences
  • The park's gardens include a sunken garden, a rock garden, stream gardens and an Arboretum, containing many trees from the southern hemisphere.
  • The successful partnership of architect Edwin Lutyens and Gertrude Jekyll consolidated this new approach, capturing the country dream within a formal layout of pools, sunken gardens, pergolas and summer houses.
  • There were sunken gardens and ornamental ponds, rose pergolas and formal hedges.
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