Cherokee rose


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Cherokee rose

n.
A prickly climbing evergreen rose (Rosa laevigata) native to China and naturalized in the southeast United States, having showy white fragrant flowers.

Cherokee rose

n
(Plants) an evergreen climbing Chinese rose, Rosa laevigata, that now grows wild in the southern US, having large white fragrant flowers

Cher′okee rose′


n.
the fragrant white rose of a prickly, climbing shrub, Rosa laevigata, orig. from China and naturalized in the southern U.S.: the state flower of Georgia.
[1815–25, Amer.]
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Noun1.Cherokee rose - Chinese climbing rose with fragrant white blossomsCherokee rose - Chinese climbing rose with fragrant white blossoms
rose, rosebush - any of many shrubs of the genus Rosa that bear roses
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But the wall was clearest crystal; and Sarah was looking down a grassy lane shaded with cherry trees and elms and bordered with raspberry bushes and Cherokee roses.
MH: The setting for your novel, "The Cherokee Rose," bears a strong resemblance to the Vann house.
The characters in The Cherokee Rose include Jinx, the free-spirited historian exploring her tribe s complicated racial history; Ruth, whose mother sought refuge from a troubled marriage in her beloved garden and the cosmetic empire she built from its bounty; Cheyenne, the Southern black debutante seeking to connect with a meaningful personal history; and, hovering above them all, the spirit of long-gone Mary Ann Battis, a young woman suspected of burning a mission to the ground and then disappearing from tribal records.
With The Cherokee Rose, Tiya Miles has written a complex and suspenseful tale of the Old South, the modern world, and how history is always with us.
Previously, the last Dubai-owned horse to win the Group 1 contest was Cherokee Rose, who carried His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to victory in 1995.
Mesopotamia's daughter Garden Of Eden bred the top American turf runner Galaxy Libra as well as Listed winner Welsh Garden, who in turn bred the Group 1-winning stayer Molesnes and became the granddam of Haydock Sprint Cup heroine Cherokee Rose.
A daughter of Exceed And Excel and Group One-winning sprinter Cherokee Rose, Trail Of Tears was a narrow second on her first racecourse appearance earlier this month and should be a little more streetwise this time.
Any fool knows you can grow whatever you want in this part of Florida, as long as it's grafted onto the root of a Cherokee rose.
Harper's Trial and Triumph, and newspapers such as A Wreath of Cherokee Rose Buds, the author explains how the works present academic instruction and "collateral learning": In and through these works, schoolgirls absorb the "expectations of adult women" and develop attitudes about "intellectual work, marriage, sexuality, self-expression, and vocation" (6).
Even my super-conservative grandmother is totally okay with it," one performer, Cherokee Rose, said of her work with L'amour's troupe, the Chicago Starlets.
The Cherokee Rose (Rosa laevigata Michaux), the state flower of Georgia, is actually a Chinese plant with no connection to the Cherokee Indians except in name.
The Cherokee rose is listed as a wildflower in most field guides, but no one really knows for sure if it is native or not.