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1 Part of a garden enclosed by a palissade or high hedgerow of trees to create an interior grassed space, or cabinet de verdure, often containing buildings such as summer-houses, or even monuments as mnemonics of ideas, feelings, or people, not uncommon in C18 Continental landscape design.

2 Grove or thicket in a park, carefully designed, and often with paths cut through it, also called a wilderness, intended to give shade and pleasure, and not to be confused with an uncultivated wasteland.

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