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Word of the Day 12/15/20 Garland

Garland (noun, verb)
garland [ gahr-luhnd ]


noun
1. a wreath or festoon of flowers, leaves, or other material, worn for ornament or as an honor or hung on something as a decoration: A garland of laurel was placed on the winner's head.
2. a representation of such a wreath or festoon.

3. a collection of short literary pieces, as poems and ballads; literary miscellany.
4. Nautical. a band, collar, or grommet, as of rope.

verb (used with object)
5. to crown with a garland; deck with garlands.

OTHER WORDS FROM GARLAND
gar·land·less, adjective
gar·land·like, adjective
un·gar·land, verb (used with object)

WORDS RELATED TO GARLAND
wreath, crown, festoon, laurel, chaplet, bays, coronal, palm, honors

See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com

Origin: 1275–1325; Middle English ger(e)lande, garlande < Old French < ?

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR GARLAND
Then-Justice Antonin Scalia died in February 2016, and Obama nominated Garland that March.
WHAT RUTH BADER GINSBURG’S DEATH COULD MEAN FOR 2020 AND THE SUPREME COURT|PERRY BACON JR. (PERRY.BACON@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)|SEPTEMBER 19, 2020|FIVETHIRTYEIGHT

Back in 2016, Democrats pushed forward Garland’s nomination.
WHAT RUTH BADER GINSBURG’S DEATH COULD MEAN FOR 2020 AND THE SUPREME COURT|PERRY BACON JR. (PERRY.BACON@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)|SEPTEMBER 19, 2020|FIVETHIRTYEIGHT

“Veterans choose the University of Phoenix,” said Garland Williams, its vice president for military affairs.
‘DEGREE MILLS’ ARE EXPLOITING VETERANS AND MAKING MILLIONS OFF THE GI BILL|AARON GLANTZ|JUNE 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST

Perhaps the people who want Garland out just wish ASU could be as all-black as possible.
IS JOHN GARLAND GUILTY OF TEACHING WHILE WHITE AT ALABAMA STATE?|JOHN MCWHORTER|JUNE 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST

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