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English noun: Garland

1. Garland (person) United States singer and film actress (1922-1969)


SynonymsJudy Garland


Instance hypernymactress, singer, vocaliser, vocalist, vocalizer

2. Garland (location) a city in northeastern Texas (suburb of Dallas)


Instance hypernymcity, metropolis, urban center


Part meronymLone-Star State, Texas, TX

3. garland (communication) an anthology of short literary pieces and poems and ballads etc.


Synonymsflorilegium, miscellany


Broader (hypernym)anthology

4. garland (artifact) flower arrangement consisting of a circular band of foliage or flowers for ornamental purposes


Synonymschaplet, coronal, lei, wreath


Broader (hypernym)floral arrangement, flower arrangement


Narrower (hyponym)bay wreath, crown, laurel, laurel wreath


English verb: garland

1. garland (creation) adorn with bands of flowers or leaves


SamplesThey garlanded the statue.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)adorn, beautify, decorate, embellish, grace, ornament









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