Definition of 'garland'
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We arrived at the airport and had garlands of roses thrown around our necks. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It was not an environment likely to encourage garlands of flowers being offered to an advancing army. BLACK KNIGHTS: On the Bloody Road to Baghdad (2003)Portraits of the royal family placed at crossroads were heaped with garlands of flowers and swathed in burning incense. BLOOD AGAINST THE SNOWS: The Tragic Story of Nepal's Royal Dynasty (2002)A man selected garlands of jasmine at the neighbouring pitch. Indian Balm - Travels in the Southern Subcontinent (1994)From the moment we were welcomed off the plane with fresh jasmine garlands we were constantly surprised and delighted by the place and its people. The Sun (2008)The hostages were flown to Cairo for medical examinations and emerged from their military flight smiling to receive garlands of flowers. Times, Sunday Times (2008)A statue to youth and vitality was garlanded with wreaths in memory of residents who had been cut down by the army. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It was garlanded with praise by architectural critics and soon accorded grade I listed status. Times, Sunday Times (2014)No more eye shadow, no more hairspray, no more flower garlands. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Used Occasionally. garland is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'garland'
British English: garland NOUN
A garland is a circular decoration made from flowers and leaves.
They wore garlands of summer flowers in their hair.
Definition of garland from the Collins English Dictionary
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