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Definition of "grove" []

  • A small wood or stand of trees lacking dense undergrowth. (noun)
  • A group of trees planted and cultivated for the production of fruit or nuts: an orange grove. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "grove" in a sentence
  • "COOPER: And that smoke on the left-hand side of the screen, Walter saying that somewhere around that smoke the remnants of an entire Iraqi battalion who were laying in wait in what he described as a grove, discovered by the Kiowa scout helicopters that was moving in advance of the troops in the 7th Cavalry."
  • "But hardly anyone anywhere in the world writes olive orchard; olive grove is far more common."
  • "On they went, and it led them straight to a great open dell, covered with the loveliest flowers, bordered with banks of wild strawberries, and all overshadowed by one enormous oak, whose like had never been seen in grove or forest."