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Backyard   /bˈækjˌɑrd/   Listen

The grounds in back of a house.

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"Backyard" Quotes from Famous Books

... she lay listening to the strange low hub-hub from outside. And it made her think of what she had seen an hour before, when at the open window, resting her elbows on the sill, she had begun to make her acquaintance with her backyard—a yawning abyss of brick and cement which went down and down to cement below, and up and up to a strip of blue sky, and to right and to left went stretching away with rows and rows of windows. And now as the murmurs and quick low cries, piano music, ...
— His Second Wife • Ernest Poole

Words linked to "Backyard" :   yard, grounds, curtilage

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