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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lawn  \Lawn\,  n.  [OE.  laund,  launde,  F.  lande  heath,  moor;  of 
  Celtic  origin;  cf  W.  llan  an  open  clear  place  llawnt  a 
  smooth  rising  hill,  lawn,  Armor.  lann  or  lan  territory, 
  country,  lann  a  prickly  plant,  pl  lannou  heath,  moor.] 
  1.  An  open  space  between  woods.  --Milton. 
 
  ``Orchard  lawns  and  bowery  hollows.''  --Tennyson. 
 
  2.  Ground  (generally  in  front  of  or  around  a  house)  covered 
  with  grass  kept  closely  mown. 
 
  {Lawn  mower},  a  machine  for  clipping  the  short  grass  of 
  lawns. 
 
  {Lawn  tennis},  a  variety  of  the  game  of  tennis,  played  in  the 
  open  air,  sometimes  upon  a  lawn,  instead  of  in  a  tennis 
  court.  See  {Tennis}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  lawn 
  n  :  a  field  of  cultivated  and  mowed  grass 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Lawn,  TX  (town,  FIPS  41872) 
  Location:  32.13623  N,  99.74997  W 
  Population  (1990):  358  (159  housing  units) 
  Area:  1.5  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  79530 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  LAWN 
  Local  Area  Wireless  Network 
 
 




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