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1 Ornamental and agreeable landscape, neither wild nor deserted, carefully planned and tended, planted with trees to form a grove or wood with paths cut through it, often designed in a fantastic way, frequently with a maze.

2 Bosket.

3 Land giving the appearance of being wild or uncultivated, a variant on the idea of the desert.

4 Informally laid out woodland of mixed species and wild flowers, with paths and open areas running through it.

Coffin (1994);Goulty (1991);Oxford English Dictionary (1933);Symes (1993)

Subjects: Lifestyle, Home, and Garden — Architecture.

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