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Gar·land

 (gär′lənd)
A city of northeast Texas, an industrial suburb of Dallas.

gar·land

 (gär′lənd)
n.
1.
a. A wreath or festoon, especially one of plaited flowers or leaves, worn on the body or draped as a decoration.
b. A representation of such a wreath or festoon, used as an architectural ornament or heraldic device.
2. A mark of honor or tribute; an accolade: received garlands of praise.
3. Nautical A ring or collar of rope used to hoist spars or prevent fraying.
4. An anthology, as of ballads or poems.
tr.v. gar·land·ed, gar·land·ing, gar·lands
1. To ornament or deck with a garland.
2. To form into a garland.

[Middle English, from Old French garlande, perhaps of Germanic origin; see wei- in Indo-European roots.]
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garland

(ˈɡɑːlənd)
n
1. a wreath or festoon of flowers, leaves, etc, worn round the head or neck or hung up
2. (Art Terms) a representation of such a wreath, as in painting, sculpture, etc
3. (Poetry) a collection of short literary pieces, such as ballads or poems; miscellany or anthology
4. (Nautical Terms) nautical a ring or grommet of rope
vb
(tr) to deck or adorn with a garland or garlands
[C14: from Old French garlande, perhaps of Germanic origin]

Garland

(ˈɡɑːlənd)
n
(Biography) Judy, real name Frances Gumm. 1922–69, US singer and film actress. Already a child star, she achieved international fame with The Wizard of Oz (1939). Later films included Meet Me in St Louis (1944) and A Star is Born (1954)
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gar•land

(ˈgɑr lənd)

n.
1. a wreath or festoon of flowers, leaves, or other material, worn for ornament or as an honor or hung on something as a decoration.
2. a representation of such a wreath or festoon.
3. a collection of short literary pieces, as poems and ballads; literary miscellany.
4. Naut. a band, collar, or grommet, as of rope.
v.t.
5. to crown with a garland; deck with garlands.
[1275–1325; < Old French]

Gar•land

(ˈgɑr lənd)

n.
1. Judy (Frances Gumm), 1922–69, U.S. singer and actress.
2. a city in NE Texas, near Dallas. 190,055.
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Garland

 a wreath made of flowers or ribbons; a collection of extracts, songs, etc. See also chaplet.
Examples: garland of ballads, 1765; of flowers, 1756; of golden roses, 1612; of goodwill, 1631; of ribbons; of riddles, 1710; of rose leaves, 1385; of songs, 1663.
Dictionary of Collective Nouns and Group Terms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

garland


Past participle: garlanded
Gerund: garlanding

Imperative
garland
garland
Present
I garland
you garland
he/she/it garlands
we garland
you garland
they garland
Preterite
I garlanded
you garlanded
he/she/it garlanded
we garlanded
you garlanded
they garlanded
Present Continuous
I am garlanding
you are garlanding
he/she/it is garlanding
we are garlanding
you are garlanding
they are garlanding
Present Perfect
I have garlanded
you have garlanded
he/she/it has garlanded
we have garlanded
you have garlanded
they have garlanded
Past Continuous
I was garlanding
you were garlanding
he/she/it was garlanding
we were garlanding
you were garlanding
they were garlanding
Past Perfect
I had garlanded
you had garlanded
he/she/it had garlanded
we had garlanded
you had garlanded
they had garlanded
Future
I will garland
you will garland
he/she/it will garland
we will garland
you will garland
they will garland
Future Perfect
I will have garlanded
you will have garlanded
he/she/it will have garlanded
we will have garlanded
you will have garlanded
they will have garlanded
Future Continuous
I will be garlanding
you will be garlanding
he/she/it will be garlanding
we will be garlanding
you will be garlanding
they will be garlanding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been garlanding
you have been garlanding
he/she/it has been garlanding
we have been garlanding
you have been garlanding
they have been garlanding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been garlanding
you will have been garlanding
he/she/it will have been garlanding
we will have been garlanding
you will have been garlanding
they will have been garlanding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been garlanding
you had been garlanding
he/she/it had been garlanding
we had been garlanding
you had been garlanding
they had been garlanding
Conditional
I would garland
you would garland
he/she/it would garland
we would garland
you would garland
they would garland
Past Conditional
I would have garlanded
you would have garlanded
he/she/it would have garlanded
we would have garlanded
you would have garlanded
they would have garlanded
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.garland - United States singer and film actress (1922-1969)Garland - United States singer and film actress (1922-1969)
2.Garland - a city in northeastern Texas (suburb of Dallas)
Lone-Star State, Texas, TX - the second largest state; located in southwestern United States on the Gulf of Mexico
3.garland - an anthology of short literary pieces and poems and ballads etc.
anthology - a collection of selected literary passages
4.garland - flower arrangement consisting of a circular band of foliage or flowers for ornamental purposesgarland - flower arrangement consisting of a circular band of foliage or flowers for ornamental purposes
crown - a wreath or garland worn on the head to signify victory
floral arrangement, flower arrangement - a decorative arrangement of flowers
bay wreath, laurel wreath, laurel - (antiquity) a wreath of laurel foliage worn on the head as an emblem of victory
Verb1.garland - adorn with bands of flowers or leaves; "They garlanded the statue"
adorn, decorate, grace, ornament, embellish, beautify - make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.; "Decorate the room for the party"; "beautify yourself for the special day"
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garland

noun
1. wreath, band, bays, crown, honours, loop, laurels, festoon, coronet, coronal, chaplet They wore garlands of summer flowers in their hair.
verb
1. adorn, crown, deck, festoon, wreathe Players were garlanded with flowers.
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Translations
إكْليل زَهْر
věnec
krans
virágfüzér
blómsveigur
girlianda
vītne

garland

[ˈgɑːlənd]
A. Nguirnalda f
B. VTengalanar (with con)
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garland

[ˈgɑːrlənd] n
(gen)guirlande f
(on head)couronne f
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garland

nKranz m; (= festoon)Girlande f; a garland of flowerseine Blumengirlande
vtbekränzen
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garland

[ˈgɑːlənd] nghirlanda
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

garland

(ˈgaːlənd) noun
flowers or leaves tied or woven into a circle. The islanders wore garlands of flowers round their heads.
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References in classic literature ?
Corresponding ornaments were inserted in their ears, and woven garlands upon their heads.
Whilst he was doing this,I caught sight of a knot of young lasses, who were sitting near us on the grass surrounded by heaps of flowers which they were forming into garlands. I motioned to them to bring some of their handywork to me; and in an instant a dozen wreaths were at my disposal.
But two of the youngest soon grew tired, and both returned to town; two little girls sat down, and twined garlands, so they did not go either; and when the others reached the willow-tree, where the confectioner was, they said, "Now we are there!
Woodroof and anemonies grew almost too high; blooming convolvuluses and blackberry-bushes hung in long garlands from tree to tree, where the nightingale sang and the sunbeams were playing: it was very beautiful, but it was no place for girls to go; their clothes would get so torn.
And all at once a vine spread out both ways along the top of the sail with many clusters hanging down from it, and a dark ivy-plant twined about the mast, blossoming with flowers, and with rich berries growing on it; and all the thole-pins were covered with garlands. When the pirates saw all this, then at last they bade the helmsman to put the ship to land.
DOWN in the deep blue sea lived Ripple, a happy little Water-Spirit; all day long she danced beneath the coral arches, made garlands of bright ocean flowers, or floated on the great waves that sparkled in the sunlight; but the pastime that she loved best was lying in the many-colored shells upon the shore, listening to the low, murmuring music the waves had taught them long ago; and here for hours the little Spirit lay watching the sea and sky, while singing gayly to herself.
John, they felled whole acres of the forest to make bonfires, and danced by the blaze all night, crowned with garlands, and throwing flowers into the flame.
A wand was set up, far down the glade, and thereon was balanced a garland of roses.
Highcamp was weaving a garland of roses, yellow and red.
'We are here before you, you see, Christopher,' said Mr Garland smiling.
It was a garland of leaves and flowers two spans in width, which same was hung upon a stake in front of a broad tree trunk.
And there were the low Paumotus, and the high Marquesas; he saw himself often, now, on board trading schooners or frail little cutters, slipping out at dawn through the reef at Papeete and beginning the long beat through the pearl-atolls to Nukahiva and the Bay of Taiohae, where Tamari, he knew, would kill a pig in honor of his coming, and where Tamari's flower-garlanded daughters would seize his hands and with song and laughter garland him with flowers.