Spanish chestnut


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Spanish chestnut

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Noun1.Spanish chestnut - wild or cultivated throughout southern Europe, northwestern Africa and southwestern AsiaSpanish chestnut - wild or cultivated throughout southern Europe, northwestern Africa and southwestern Asia
chestnut tree, chestnut - any of several attractive deciduous trees yellow-brown in autumn; yield a hard wood and edible nuts in a prickly bur
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Its windows opening to the ground, admitted a most refreshing view of the high woody hills behind the house, and of the beautiful oaks and Spanish chestnuts which were scattered over the intermediate lawn.
It was under a lime-tree, near the entrance to the Fairy Queen's Winter Palace (which is within the circle of the seven Spanish chestnuts), and Peter approached it warily, for the birds had never mentioned such things to him.
In 1970, the auditorium's Wedgewood blue, white and gold was repainted a Spanish Chestnut red, white and gold by such a group.
CROFT CASTLE, HEREFORDSHIRE Ancient Woodland Walk - the Spanish Chestnut Avenue's tree seeds were supposedly plundered from captured Spanish ships.
Kingswood contains a mix of beech, ash, oak, Spanish chestnut and nothofagus on the land, which covers 22.1 acres.
Sycamore, Beech, Lime, Horse chestnut and Spanish chestnut are not actually native to Ireland but were slowly introduced over the centuries.
Look Forth e two Spanish chestnut trees listed in Scotland's top 100 heritage trees.
Only Spanish Chestnut back in 1949 and 50, Knockrour Slave (1979-80) and Mr Pickwick (1997-98) have doubled up.
T he Spanish chestnut trees along the driveway were all in bloom, filling the air with scent.
Spanish Chestnut, Beach, White Poplar, Qurecus Serotina, Quercus Cerris, Tilla Europia were among the species planted by the Englishmen in 1902.
Slender fluorescent tubes are strung from an unfinished ceiling; Spanish chestnut cabinetry in the gift store and reception lounge is suspended, like the building, above the steel-plated floor.
Near here you'll find the magnificent trunk of a once-glorious 1518 Spanish Chestnut.