• WordNet 3.6
    • n grove garden consisting of a small cultivated wood without undergrowth
    • n grove a small growth of trees without underbrush
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: City Ordinance number 352 in Pacific Grove, CA makes it a misdemeanor to kill or threaten a butterfly.
    • n Grove grōv A smaller group of trees than a forest, and without underwood, planted, or growing naturally as if arranged by art; a wood of small extent.☞ The Hebrew word Asherah, rendered grove in the Authorized Version of the Bible, is left untranslated in the Revised Version. Almost all modern interpreters agree that by Asherah an idol or image of some kind is intended.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n grove A group of trees of indefinite extent, but not large enough to constitute a forest; especially, such a group considered as furnishing shade for avenues or walks; a small wood free from underbrush.
    • n grove [In the authorized version of the Bible grove is used erroneously— As a translation (following the Septuagint and Vulgate) of the Hebrew word Asherah (pl. Asherim). The revised version retains Asherah, inserting “or obelisk” in the margin. It is now commonly understood as meaning a divinity or an image of a divinity worshiped by lewd rites, and as a variation in form of the name Astarte or Ashtaroth.
    • n grove As a translation of the Hebrew word eshel in Gen. xxi. 33, rendered tree in 1 Sam. xxxi. 13, and in both passages in the revised version tamarisk tree.]
    • n grove Synonyms Woods, Park, etc. See forest.
    • n grove Same as groove
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Grove grōv a wood of small size, generally of a pleasant or ornamental character: an avenue of trees:
    • n Grove grōv (B.) an erroneous translation of Asherah, the wooden upright image of the lewdly worshipped goddess Ashtoreth; also of Heb. eshel in Gen. xxi. 33
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  • Edmund Burke
    “In the groves of their academy, at the end of every vista, you see nothing but the gallows.”
  • James Dye
    James Dye
    “You can find her in the Bohemian Grove. Also, congress is in her belly. I present to her the middle finger. ”


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. graf, fr. grafan, to dig. The original sense seems to have been a lane cut through trees. See Grave (v.), and cf. Groove
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. gráf, a grove—grafan, pa.t. gróf, to dig.


In literature:

Once upon a time a Bee, a Bug, and a Cow went marching up to Mother Carey's palace in the hemlock grove, to tell her of their troubles.
"Woodland Tales" by Ernest Seton-Thompson
He was not in the grove.
"The Adventures of the Chevalier De La Salle and His Companions, in Their Explorations of the Prairies, Forests, Lakes, and Rivers, of the New World, and Their Interviews with the Savage Tribes, Two Hundred Years Ago" by John S. C. Abbott
Down in the gully where the growth was thicker, and where the wattles and willows made many a fairy grove, a small creek ran.
"An Australian Lassie" by Lilian Turner
There was a pine grove at the far edge of the field.
"Still Jim" by Honoré Willsie Morrow
Orange groves lined the shore, and the fragrant jasmine scented the air.
"Down South" by Oliver Optic
At one time I thought I'd be owning a whole grove of them.
"Nan Sherwood at Palm Beach" by Annie Roe Carr
Cato has gone over to Pine Grove and begun to build a house.
"Letters from Port Royal" by Various
The evening before the picnic Ruth requested an interview with the doctor, and they walked out into the grove.
"Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 26, August, 1880" by Various
The few birds in the groves sat with their beaks wide open.
"In Mesopotamia" by Martin Swayne
The road now led them through a small grove of willows.
"The Adventures of Bobby Orde" by Stewart Edward White
In a few minutes they appeared in sight, passing along the upper part of a grove of trees that stood close to the water.
"Popular Adventure Tales" by Mayne Reid
This grove, or prairie island, still bears his name.
"In The Boyhood of Lincoln" by Hezekiah Butterworth
Speeding along the lake front, the road turned suddenly to the left and west, skirting a large grove of trees which hugged the shore.
"The Girl and The Bill" by Bannister Merwin
Begins Preaching at Beech Grove.
"Autobiography of Frank G. Allen, Minister of the Gospel" by Frank G. Allen
You'll find a nice little brook in a grove of sugar-maples, with green grass on all sides.
"Girl Scouts in the Adirondacks" by Lillian Elizabeth Roy
It occurs on the ground in the woods or groves or borders of woods.
"Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc." by George Francis Atkinson
A grove of close-packed quaking asps filled the draw.
"The Fighting Edge" by William MacLeod Raine
And after they were passed, there were lovely fields and groves on either hand.
"Ruth Fielding At College" by Alice B. Emerson
While the two farmers were talking, Brent walked away to a grove of oaks near the road and a short distance below the gate.
"Lippincott's Magazine, September, 1885" by Various
For the Acropolis in the poplar grove is a mine of ruins.
"The Book of Khalid" by Ameen Rihani

In poetry:

'We parted in the spicy groves
Beneath Arabia's sky.
How could I hope to meet him now
Where Gondal's breezes sigh?
"Alexander And Zenobia" by Anne Bronte
A touching strain,--
How a nightingale in a grove
Singing sweetly of his love,
Sang its pleasure and its pain.
"The Two Lovers Of Heaven: Chrysanthus And Daria - Act I" by Denis Florence MacCarthy
Hail, beauteous stranger of the grove!
Thou messenger of Spring!
Now Heaven repairs thy rural seat,
And woods thy welcome ring.
"Ode To The Cuckoo" by John Logan
The glorious moon shines far above;
How soft her radiance falls,
On snowy heights, and rock, and grove;
And yonder palace walls!
"Call Me Away" by Anne Bronte
And orchard, garden, field, and park,
And grove, and sunny wall ;
And ranging buildings, light and dark,
As evening shadows fall.
"A Town" by Jane Taylor
If perchance thy spirit seek him,
In his poor and helpless state;
Shady groves at once surround him,
Forms of pleasure on him wait.
"To Hope" by Elizabeth Bath

In news:

In Virginia, Carter's Grove estate is in disrepair .
The dogs were bought from the Happiness is Pets shops in Naperville and Downers Grove.
Imagine seeing all these paper hangers, on repeat, at The Gap at The Grove.
In the last minute Christmas shopping rush at The Grove, I noticed that The Gap had these cool cardboard hangers made by Ditto throughout the whole store.
DoALL Sawing Products, Elk Grove Village, Ill. Has named Don Klingstein as director of specialty systems.
Geena Davis filmming an "Extra" segment at The Grove in Hollywood, Calif. PHOTO GALLERY HOME.
Interment will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery.
Harmony Grove's Xavier Singleton evades a Genoa Central defender during the Hornets' 50-29 victory over the Dragons on Friday.
Harmony Grove will travel to Fouke this week.
Michael, Jonathan and Jenifer, the anxious trio at the heart of "Snakebit," David Marshall Grant's solid and savvy new yuppie melodrama at the Grove Street Playhouse, should have found a measure of contentment by now.
Miller works out of his Oak Grove home 12.31.2009 Adam Vogler.
Despite the overcast skies valley citrus orchards have begun to dry out and growers have been able to get crews back into the groves to pick fruit.
Their ceremony and reception took place at Lowndes Grove Plantation.
Council members recommended that William "Andy" Moore serve as principal of Locust Grove Elementary School.
Gibraltar @ Grove Isle Hotel & Spa 4 Grove Isle Dr, Miami 305-857-5007.

In science:

Two additional components of the model can be neglected in our case: a bulge which is absent in NGC 4214 and individual young SF regions which we subtracted from the SED and modelled separately with the model of Groves et al. (2010).
Dust in dwarf galaxies: The case of NGC 4214
The model by Groves et al. (2008) for the region NW fits all data points longwards of 10 µm within the errors.
Dust in dwarf galaxies: The case of NGC 4214
Increasing the size of the main effect in the bottom panel seems to make little difference. 5 Real data example- SAPPHIRe study data This data was analyzed in Park & Hastie (2008), following the study of Huang, Lin, Narasimhan, Quertermous, Hsiung, Ho, Grove, Olivier, Ranade, Risch & Olshen (2004).
A lasso for hierarchical testing of interactions
Speech and Natural Language: Proceedings of a Workshop Held at Pacific Grove, California (1991).
Review of Charniak's "Statistical Language Learning"
Magerman, David M. and Marcus, Mitchell P. (1991). “Parsing the voyager domain using Pearl.” Speech and Natural Language: Proceedings of a Workshop Held at Pacific Grove, California.
Review of Charniak's "Statistical Language Learning"
Isaacs, Algebra: A graduate course, Brooks/Cole, Pacific Grove, 1994.
Real fields and repeated radical extensions
Grove and Halperin introduced a notion of taut immersions.
Codimension one spheres which are null homotopic
The following result can be thought of as generalizations of the Grove-PetersenWu finiteness theorem.
Finiteness theorems for nonnegatively curved vector bundles
It has recently been shown by Grove and Ziller [GZ] that each of these total spaces admits metrics with nonnegative sectional curvature.
A classification of $S^3$-bundles over $S^4$
Very recently Grove and Ziller [GZ] showed that the total space of every S 3 -bundle over S 4 admits a metric with non-negative sectional curvature.
A classification of $S^3$-bundles over $S^4$
Folland, Fourier Analysis and its applications, Wadsworth and Brooks, Pacific Grove (California), 1992.
Poisson kernels of half-spaces in real hyperbolic spaces
Grove, Classical groups and geometric algebra, Graduate Studies in Mathematics, vol. 39, American Mathematical Society, Providence, RI, 2002.
Algorithm for Lang's Theorem
The image mosaic that we show in Figures 4, 5 & 7 in this paper was acquired at the tripod position near the tree grove.
Field geology with a wearable computer: 1st results of the Cyborg Astrobiologist System
Grove, L. C. “Classical Groups and Geometric Algebra”, Graduate Studies in Mathematics; V 39, American Mathematical Society, (2001). Jaeger F, Vertigan D. L., Welsh D. J. A., “On the computational complexity of the Jones and Tutte polynomials ”, Math.
The BQP-hardness of approximating the Jones Polynomial
Wilking proved Theorem 1.1 for biquotient submersions . K. grove asked whether there exist Riemannian submersions from G other than biquotient submersions .
Flats in Riemannian Submersions from Lie Groups