American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A yard at the rear of a house.
- n. A yard to the rear of a house or similar residence.
- n. colloquial A person's neighborhood, or an area nearby to a person's usual residence or place of work and where the person is likely to go.
- n. colloquial An area nearby to a country or other jurisidiction's legal boundaries, particularly an area in which the country feels it has an interest.
- n. the grounds in back of a house
“The term backyard can be variously defined as a neighborhood or local community, local government area, a city or even a state.”
“For me, the backyard is the planet and our entire approach to sustainability.”
“You said our backyard is a private space unless we have company, but Carly isn't company said Gillam.”
“You have every U.S. hedge fund and private-equity fund playing in what we call our backyard in Asia," he added.”
“Yes, it's in my "backyard", but that backyard is an hour away.”
“It's pretty nuts - we're in Warren and our backyard is completely flooded - my friend has 14 of water in her basement and I just got back from helping her hook up an old pool pump to suck it out.”
“And that backyard is amazing …. that is as big as our whole town!”
“This buck in my backyard is sporting the beginnings of some velvet clad antlers”
“Plus, the lots are mostly on the top of a ridge so that your backyard is completely private, a wooded, quick descent that you can't build on.”
“Hannah in Canada celebrates that her backyard is no longer covered in snow.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘backyard’.
backache to backyard
Words only (I left out the expressions) from Geza Kerenyi's EN-HU interpreters' dictionary. Most of them pose some difficulty when interpreted between HU and EN in either or both directions.
An extensive list I have been working on for quite some time. Feel free to add more of the kind if you miss any.
Very basic words for ESL students.
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