botanical garden


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botanical garden

or botanic garden
n.
A place where plants are cultivated for scientific, educational, and ornamental purposes, often including a library, a herbarium, and greenhouses; an arboretum.

botan′ical gar′den


n.
a garden for the exhibition and scientific study of collected growing plants.
[1775–85]
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Noun1.botanical garden - a facility where trees and shrubs are cultivated for exhibitionbotanical garden - a facility where trees and shrubs are cultivated for exhibition
facility, installation - a building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry; "the assembly plant is an enormous facility"
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But in vain did he search the whole room, open and shut all the drawers, even that privileged one where the parcel which had been so fatal to Cornelius had been deposited; he found ticketed, as in a botanical garden, the "Jane," the "John de Witt," the hazel-nut, and the roasted-coffee coloured tulip; but of the black tulip, or rather the seedling bulbs within which it was still sleeping, not a trace was found.
After spending a week in Cape Town, finding that they overcharged me at the hotel, and having seen everything there was to see, including the botanical gardens, which seem to me likely to confer a great benefit on the country, and the new Houses of Parliament, which I expect will do nothing of the sort, I determined to go back to Natal by the /Dunkeld/, then lying at the docks waiting for the /Edinburgh Castle/ due in from England.
The Atlanta Botanical Garden is an urban oasis that connects our employees and customers with nature in the heart of the City of Atlanta," said Alex Taylor, Cox Enterprises executive vice president and great-grandson of company founder James M.
MP Aynur Altybayeva (Ar-Namys faction) noted the importance of the Botanical Garden.
DMRC officials said the Janakpuri West -- Botanical Garden corridor will also pass below the operational Metro tunnel on the Airport Express link near domestic terminal of Delhi Airport.
The cabinet also has given approval to develop the remaining land area under the 2nd Phase of the Mirijjawila Dry Zone Botanical Garden in Hambantota and for relevant activities at the Hakgala Botanical Garden.
The reporter offered at least three-fourth of the total space by narrating negative aspects if allotted space for botanical garden is replaced with University campus, which certainly was read and viewed with grave concern.
It is worthwhile that Azakhel botanical garden was handed over to University of Peshawar in the year 2005, with the purpose of academic research, plant conservation and recreation facility to the local population.
Adds Patrick Evans, the Garden's marketing and communications director: “Most botanical garden websites look more like they belong to institutions rather than destinations.
Louis Union Station Hotel (where the seminar will be held) directly to the Botanical Garden beginning at 6:30pm and ending at 11:30pm.
Unesco proposed the idea of a botanical garden project in 2008, to be filled with the plants referenced in the Islamic holy book.
The minister said that displaying the plants would hopefully encourage some of the 750,000 visitors to the botanical garden to visit Malaysia.