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PREFERRED TERM
Garland  
DEFINITION
  • n. From the Old French "garlande" "gerlande" and Middle English "ger(e)lande" "ger(e)lond" "garlande", among other forms. The representation of a garland (a wreath made of flowers, leaves, etc., worn on the head like a crown, or hung about an object for decoration) in metal, stone, fabric, etc.
BROADER CONCEPT
ENTRY TERMS
  • garlands
  • wreath
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
  • Simpson, John; Weiner, Edmund (eds). The Oxford English Dictionary. Oxford : Clarendon Press ; Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1989. [www.oed.com]
IN OTHER LANGUAGES
Guirlande

French

Ghirlanda

Italian

Guirnalda

Spanish

guirnaldas
URI
http://data.silknow.org/vocabulary/760
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