orangery

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n orangery a place where oranges are grown; a plantation of orange trees in warm climes or a greenhouse in cooler areas
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Orangery A place for raising oranges; a plantation of orange trees.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n orangery A place where oranges are cultivated; particularly, a glass house for preserving orange-trees during winter.
    • n orangery A kind of snuff.
    • n orangery A perfume.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Orangery a plantation of orange-trees: an orange-garden
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. orangerie, fr. orange,. See Orange
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—It. arancio—Pers. naranj, the n being dropped; it was thought to come from L. aurum, gold, hence Low L. aurantium.

Usage

In literature:

The Parterre a Fleurs, or the Jardin du Roy, between the chateau and the Orangerie, was laid out anew.
"Royal Palaces and Parks of France" by Milburg Francisco Mansfield
The orangery, which was at the other end, led by a covered way to the outhouses of the chateau.
"Madame Bovary" by Gustave Flaubert
Nettles were there; the orangeries were gone; the winter garden had disappeared.
"ZigZag Journeys in Northern Lands;" by Hezekiah Butterworth
Adelle woke to consciousness in the orangery, where they had laid mattresses for her and the dead child.
"Clark's Field" by Robert Herrick
At the bottom of it was an orangery which has since become a chapel.
"Marie Antoinette and the Downfall of Royalty" by Imbert de Saint-Amand
Nugent's statement tallied with the impression she had formed the previous night in the orangery exactly.
"A Traitor's Wooing" by Headon Hill
At the conclusion of the review the volunteers were given luncheon in the orangery, where they were right royally entertained.
"Forty Years of 'Spy'" by Leslie Ward
We were 40 miles from Orangerie Bay, with its mountains of Alpine height towering away in the distance.
"Two Years Among the Savages of New Guinea." by W. D. Pitcairn
I saw him turn round the thicket, and keep on towards the orangery.
"Osceola the Seminole" by Mayne Reid
IN THE ORANGERY AT ST.
"The Sword of Honor, volumes 1 & 2" by Eugène Sue
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In news:

The January meeting of the Captain Thomas Carter Chapter, Colonial Dames 17th Century, held at the Orangery in Knoxville, featured members explaining how to research and document a colonial ancestor's Coat of Arms .
I went by water 3 miles to see a small house of the Queens call'd Kalber that has a pretty garden with several good walks an Orangery and a very fine Copper Statue of Hercules killing the Hydra.
'People must respect chocolate,' the French-born former L'Orangerie pastry chef says.
It's late afternoon on the Quai de L'Orangerie in Jarnac, a small commercial town straddling the Charente River, which glides gently through the Cognac region in southwest France.
Midsummer Night's Idyll : Opera in the Orangery.
Once the lease was acquired, Ms Kani set to work with her technical director, Michael Moody, to design a charming theater for 360 inside the Cockerell orangery.
The January meeting of the Captain Thomas Carter Chapter, Colonial Dames 17th Century, held at the Orangery in Knoxville, featured members explaining how to research and document a colonial ancestor's Coat of Arms.
Midsummer Night's Idyll: Opera in the Orangery .
Once the lease was acquired, Ms Kani set to work with her technical director, Michael Moody, to design a charming theater for 360 inside the Cockerell orangery .
Every winter they are carried into the orangerie for protection against the cold.
The January meeting of the Captain Thomas Carter Chapter, Colonial Dames 17th Century, held at the Orangery in Knoxville, featured members explaining how to research and document a colonial ancestor 's Coat of Arms.
Built the production greenhouses and the Orangerie for the publicly funded revitalization effort at the Denver Botanic Gardens.
L'Orangerie or sunroom at the 2012 DC Design House.
Thousands of orchids will be on display throughout the Visitors Center and around the Orangerie and Limonaia, at Tower Hill.
Thousands of gorgeous orchids will be displayed throughout the Visitors Center and around the Orangerie and Limonaia at Tower Hill.
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