One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1A garden or yard enclosed by high walls.
- ‘A large walled garden belongs to the garden level flat.’
- ‘There is pedestrian side access to the walled garden to the rear which benefits from a sunny south-westerly aspect.’
- ‘There is a small walled garden to the front of the house.’
- ‘They viewed the two acre walled garden which has been restored to its original 19th century design from old photographs.’
- ‘Ideally, the altar would be built in a walled garden where rites could be conducted in privacy.’
- ‘Head chef Paul Hart uses the best fresh local produce, including vegetables grown in the hotel's own walled garden.’
- ‘A covered glass area will lead from the original house to the walled garden, about a quarter of which will become a conference centre.’
- ‘The Lottery cash would also pay for an 18 th-century walled garden to be restored.’
- ‘Outside, a landscape gardener has retained the original character of this part of the walled garden.’
- ‘Brigade HQ was established in the grounds of Mezze House, a large building with a walled garden.’
- ‘Limestone piers at the estate's walled gardens were also found to be decayed.’
- ‘Last year the club visited the walled garden at Kylemore Abbey.’
- ‘The restored walled garden contains a collection of 160 varieties of Irish bred daffodils, many of them bred here in Waterford by Lionel Richardson.’
- ‘His friend Gertrude Jekyll designed the beautiful walled gardens.’
- ‘One new project on show this year is the walled garden at Broughton Hall, Skipton.’
- ‘The walled garden is actually the first really serious garden I ever planted.’
- ‘The bathroom (the only slightly tired area in the suite) leads to a sunken outdoor bath within a walled garden.’
- ‘All this is set against the wild mountain backdrop which surrounds the walled garden in the distance.’
- ‘Outside, there is off-street parking to the front of the house with side access to the south-facing private walled garden.’
- ‘To the side of the house there is a large walled garden with patio area.’
- 1.1Telecommunications Computing A restricted range of information to which subscribers to a particular service are limited.
- ‘Those who keep their walled gardens intact will suffer.’
- ‘Thus a walled garden will ensure that users can browse onto sites specifically set up for the TV.’
- ‘Last week T-Mobile Germany boasted that by breaking down the walled garden, ARPUs would blossom.’
- ‘A second give-away feature of 3 G is the way operators take you to their walled garden of paid-for services rather than let you roam the web freely.’
- ‘You can't control customers on the Internet, but you can if they're inside your walled garden.’
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