from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An outdoor tavern or an outdoor area adjoining a tavern where alcohol is served.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The outdoor section of a public house, where customers can sit in the sun and enjoy their beverages.
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- n. tavern with an outdoor area (usually resembling a garden) where beer and other alcoholic drinks are served
Translation of German Biergarten : Bier, beer + Garten, garden.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
A calque of German Biergarten. (Wiktionary)