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Word: conservatory

Definition: (conservatoire) school of the fine arts (especially music or drama); glass-enclosed area; CF. conservancy


Sentences Containing 'conservatory'

It led through a grove of lindens to a conservatory.
Mercedes had no fire in that cold and naked room she, who was accustomed to stoves which heated the house from the hall to the boudoir; she had not even one little flower she whose apartment had been a conservatory of costly exotics.
The conservatory doors were standing open, and Rosa Dartle was walking, bareheaded, with a quick, impetuous step, up and down a gravel walk on one side of the lawn.

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