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  • n. Plural form of freesia.


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  • Amid the pink-hued beaches, the hidden coves, coral reefs and the heavy, perfumed scent of freesias and oleander, one also finds the sort of bustling restaurants, wine bars, corporate hotels and golf courses one would expect from an island that boasts the headquarters of companies such as Bacardi Ltd. and insurance brokers Hiscox Ltd.

    Losing Oneself in Bermuda

  • A couple of weeks ago I found a bunch of freesias and bought them home - the whole week our house smelt like freesias and each time I walked in the door I thought of mum.

    Flowers for Mum

  • Not my mum's favourite flower though - that would be freesias.

    Flowers for Mum

  • Then a little bunch of red freesias because they always have the best scent, flower arranging not my forte, plonk and place is my motto.


  • The magnificent terra-cotta urns contained hundreds of deep purple and lemon yellow tulips, pansies, and freesias.

    Haunted Honeymoon

  • There was a vase with stems of purple freesias in it on a bookcase over on the far wall, next to a sofa.

    The Legacy

  • The room was large enough to accommodate twenty; leaves had been removed from the table, and a spray of freesias decorated it along with more silverware than was strictly necessary, a linen tablecloth, linen napkins.


  • But he hoped he at least would earn a point or two for using lilies, freesias, delphiniums and gladiolus.

    You're What?: Chapter Eleven

  • It was driven by his gardener, and filled to overflowing with azaleas and polyanthus, and great bunches of irises and tulips and freesias.

    Politics 101

  • "Why am I closing the door, when in just a few hours I'll be frolicking naked in the freesias at the garden party?"

    Holly Robinson: Two Women Bare It All


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