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  • noun Plural form of carnation.

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Examples

  • Ambassador Bullitt was accompanied by his 13-year-old daughter, Anne, who received a large bunch of carnations from the American Club of Paris.

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  • Mademoiselle stopped to gather some fine carnations; near the carnations was a rose-tree.

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  • Perennial plants, such as carnations, pinks, and sweet-williams, may now be transplanted.

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  • I've never seen any kind of carnations around here, so that's pretty awesome.

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  • At this time of year, rely on potted blue hydrangeas or Persian violet, as well as blue cut flowers such as carnations and bellflowers.

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  • At this time of year, rely on potted blue hydrangeas or Persian violet, as well as blue cut flowers such as carnations and bellflowers.

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  • I've never seen any kind of carnations around here, so that's pretty awesome.

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  • Her idea for the centerpieces was to use an oversized martini glass filled with green-sprayed carnations yes, again with the green!

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  • Now she ignored the signs and just looked in shop windows until she came to one displaying a huge bouquet of daisies and carnations and all sorts of other glorious blooms that had no right to exist in the wintertime.

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  • The announcement of new support came the same day a few hundred gay rights supporters convened in Annapolis for a rally and delivered carnations to lawmakers on Valentine's Day.

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