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Ground that is green with grass; turf.


archaic or literary fresh green turf or an area of such turf



green, grassy turf.
green′sward`ed, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.greensward - surface layer of ground containing a mat of grass and grass rootsgreensward - surface layer of ground containing a mat of grass and grass roots
divot - a piece of turf dug out of a lawn or fairway (by an animals hooves or a golf club)
land, soil, ground - material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use); "the land had never been plowed"; "good agricultural soil"


[ˈgriːnswɔːd] N (poet) → césped m
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It is a beautifully laid-out piece of ground with smooth firm greenswards and broad laid paths, and delightful beds well furnished with flowers, shrubs and trees.
But while the nation's richest clubs finalise their bi-annual spending spree, splashing the cash on unheard-of foreign stars, most of whom will fail to make much impact inside the Premier League's gilded cage, so the sporting summer's biggest financial transaction is likely to involve the transfer of a large portion of Britain's undulating greenswards for around pounds 200 million.
Strange that, as he doesn't seem to have suffered the same on the greenswards of England, so it must be just a Ukrainian grass allergy then.

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