greenery greenery  /ˈɡri nə ri/

Definition(s):

  • (n) green foliage

Usage(s):

  1. Recycling and conservation programs have resulted in 1,000 hectares of greenery and 95 parks and squares around the Nantes area; 70% of all waste is recycled.
  2. Stand in practically any spot, and one can see the greenery of the outside trees, the grassy lower roof or the grasses growing in one of the two interior courtyards.
  3. But while the Gas Works Park includes a big rusted factory, the surrounding greenery doesn't much engage the thing, which stands more or less on its own on a grassy plain.

News

  1. $6,000 could be needed to replace vandalized trees

    Vandals who recently hacked up four trees on South Winooski Avenue in Burlington could be costing taxpayers $6,000 to replace the greenery, but it's not just residents' wallets that are hurting.  It was a particularly painful morning for Eugene Aube as he cut down the very badly damaged Gingko trees.  "I hate to see them destroyed like that. I consider them sort of my children," Aube said. He's ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WPTZ Burlington

  2. Chef's Corner: Green goddess dressing reigns over multitude of foods

    Green goddess dressing is a mayonnaise-based blend of herbs and greenery. It works with poached foods, raw vegetables and tartar; makes a great dipping sauce, and can even be used to dress salad greens.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Detroit Free Press

  3. State Fair to be brighter thanks to flowers, greenery

    The green-thumbed elves of Vlcek Gardens supervised a massive planting of flowers, vines and grasses at Fonner Park last week. The finished results will eventually be located across the sea of asphalt during the State Fair late in August. The bright flowers and greenery made a noticeable difference last year — the second year of Nebraska’s annual end-of-summer event — and it appeared there will ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Grand Island Independent

Quotes

  1. "It's a colourful country. Greenery and red mountains were great," a seemingly anxious Williams added.
    on Jan 10, 2007 By: Sunita Williams Source: CNN-IBN

  2. "My latest film has been shot at three different places and it took us five months to build a farm house. We planted greenery to make sure it looks like a real farm house. We could have erected a set with a few cows and ducks, but we wanted more...
    on Dec 31, 2009 By: Mohan Lal Source: Times of India

  3. "The Olympic Village has to be the best village ever," Hudson said. "There is so much greenery there and people are so friendly. We are loving it."
    on Aug 2, 2008 By: Nikki Hudson Source: NEWS.com.au

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