from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A yard at the rear of a house.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A yard to the rear of a house or similar residence.
  • noun 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.
  • noun 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.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the grounds in back of a house


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