Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A place open to the sky on the roof of a building, ornamented with trees, shrubbery, and flowers. In the cities of southern France such pleasure-resorts are arranged on the roofs of private houses, and in the larger cities of the United States they have been introduced to some extent in theaters and hotels.

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Examples

  • Nobody looks twice at the blond (who is, of course, beautiful) as she walks by the young doorman (clad in jeans and a T-shirt) toward the elevator that whisks her to a triplex penthouse apartment topped with a roof-garden boasting a cinematic Hudson River view.

    Daily News Plagiarism? Kate Winslet Article Closely Resembles Daily Mail Article

  • Nobody looks twice at the blond (who is, of course, beautiful) as she walks by the young doorman (clad in jeans and a T-shirt) toward the elevator that whisks her to a triplex penthouse apartment topped with a roof-garden boasting a cinematic Hudson River view.

    Daily News Plagiarism? Kate Winslet Article Closely Resembles Daily Mail Article

  • Nobody looks twice at the blond (who is, of course, beautiful) as she walks by the young doorman (clad in jeans and a T-shirt) toward the elevator that whisks her to a triplex penthouse apartment topped with a roof-garden boasting a cinematic Hudson River view.

    Daily News Plagiarism? Kate Winslet Article Closely Resembles Daily Mail Article

  • After the war, too weak to return to Germany, she learned from former students that her old school in Berlin, built in 1914 according to her own plans with a flat roof and a spacious roof garden, had survived the Allied bombardments: bombs that would definitely have destroyed the building had become lodged in the flower-beds of her beloved roof-garden and in conseqence had failed to explode.

    Alice Salomon.

  • The meeting ended with drinks and lovely snacks on the roof-garden of the Chelsea home of the Chairman.

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  • The meeting ended with drinks and lovely snacks on the roof-garden of the Chelsea home of the Chairman.

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  • During the roof-garden scene, Walt and I are laughing so hard we literally roll on our backs on the floor.

    The English American

  • During the roof-garden scene, Walt and I are laughing so hard we literally roll on our backs on the floor.

    The English American

  • During the roof-garden scene, Walt and I are laughing so hard we literally roll on our backs on the floor.

    The English American

  • During the roof-garden scene, Walt and I are laughing so hard we literally roll on our backs on the floor.

    The English American

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