Definition of "vineyard" [vine•yard]

  • Ground planted with cultivated grapevines. (noun)
  • A sphere of spiritual, mental, or physical endeavor. (noun)

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Use "vineyard" in a sentence
  • "I find that farm work clears the mind, and the vineyard is a great place to prove theorems."
  • "I suppose a vineyard is rather too large for these methods, unless several people do the weeding on an almost constant basis."
  • "Deirdre Combs, who owns a home that overlooks the Calness vineyard, is worried development could ruin the area's rural character."