winter garden

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winter garden

n
1. (Horticulture) a garden of evergreen plants and plants that flower in winter
2. (Building) a conservatory in which flowers are grown in winter
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Then he led Helene once more into the winter gardens.
The Prime Minister was somewhere in the winter gardens.
They strolled together after the other guests into the winter gardens, which were the envy of every hostess in London.
Electric lights sparkled from the ceiling, through the pillared way the ceaseless splashing of water from the fountains in the winter garden seemed like a soft undernote to the murmur of voices, the musical peals of laughter, the swirl of skirts, and the rhythm of flying feet.
The Prince found her alone in the winter garden, for Somerfield, when he had seen him coming, had stolen away.
He led her toward the winter garden. They sat by a fountain, listening to the cool play of the water.
"Show me the ballroom," he ordered, "and the winter garden."
'But you must not go till you have seen the conservatory, my aunt's winter garden,' said Helen, as I advanced to take leave of her, with as much philosophy and self-command as I could summon to my aid.
DARTS: World Matchplay Darts from Winter Gardens in Blackpool - Sky Sports Action 1900, Sky Sports Main Event 2200.
Darts Sky Sports Football, 7pm World Matchplay Darts Coverage of the evening session on day one from the Winter Gardens in Blackpool, featuring four first-round matches in the competition won last year by Gary Anderson.
Following a major revamp of its reception area, Sunderland Museum, Library and Winter Gardens is now ready to throw open the doors of its new retail area and it's gone thoroughly festive.