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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Orchard  \Or"chard\,  n.  [AS.  ortgeard  wyrtgeard  lit.,  wortyard, 
  i.  e.,  a  yard  for  herbs;  wyrt  herb  +  geard  yard.  See  {Wort}, 
  {Yard}  inclosure.] 
  1.  A  garden.  [Obs.] 
 
  2.  An  inclosure  containing  fruit  trees;  also  the  fruit 
  trees,  collectively;  --  used  especially  of  apples, 
  peaches,  pears,  cherries,  plums,  or  the  like  less 
  frequently  of  nutbearing  trees  and  of  sugar  maple  trees. 
 
  {Orchard  grass}  (Bot.),  a  tall  coarse  grass  ({Dactylis 
  glomerata}),  introduced  into  the  United  States  from 
  Europe.  It  grows  usually  in  shady  places,  and  is  of  value 
  for  forage  and  hay. 
 
  {Orchard  house}  (Hort.),  a  glazed  structure  in  which  fruit 
  trees  are  reared  in  pots. 
 
  {Orchard  oriole}  (Zool.),  a  bright-colored  American  oriole 
  ({Icterus  spurius}),  which  frequents  orchards.  It  is 
  smaller  and  darker  thah  the  Baltimore  oriole. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  orchard 
  n  :  a  small  cultivated  wood  without  undergrowth  [syn:  {grove},  {woodlet}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Orchard,  CO 
  Zip  code(s):  80649 
  Orchard,  IA  (city,  FIPS  59520) 
  Location:  43.22702  N,  92.77437  W 
  Population  (1990):  93  (38  housing  units) 
  Area:  0.2  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  50460 
  Orchard,  NE  (village,  FIPS  37210) 
  Location:  42.33603  N,  98.24122  W 
  Population  (1990):  439  (218  housing  units) 
  Area:  1.1  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  68764 
  Orchard,  TX  (town,  FIPS  54192) 
  Location:  29.60304  N,  95.96874  W 
  Population  (1990):  373  (144  housing  units) 
  Area:  0.8  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 




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