from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A plantation of trees; a pleasure-garden.


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  • The physician visited the sick, the convalescent made his first attempt, leaning on a friendly arm, to walk from his bedroom to the "viridarium," and alms were given and received.

    Serapis — Volume 02

  • Citra aquam, viridarium plantavit maximum et pulcherrimum, floribus odoriferis et suavibus plenum, &c. 6403.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Potum quendam dedit quo inescatus, et gravi sopore oppressus, in viridarium interim ducebatur, &c. 6404.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • The _verger_, or _viridarium_, was practically a fruit garden, as it is to-day, with perhaps a generous sprinkling of flowers and aromatic plants.

    Royal Palaces and Parks of France

  • The viridarium, or xystus, surrounded with spacious porticoes, was once filled with the choicest flowers, and refreshed by the grateful murmur of two fountains.

    Museum of Antiquity A Description of Ancient Life

  • The space mounting the hill in a northerly direction was enclosed by a wall and served as a garden (viridarium, vigna).

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 15: Tournely-Zwirner

  • When he left his room the brooding heat that filled the house struck him as peculiarly oppressive, and a painful feeling, closely resembling shame, stole over him as he crossed the viridarium, and glanced at the grass from which -- thanks to Paula's ill-meant warning -- he had carefully brushed away his foot-marks before daybreak.

    The Bride of the Nile — Complete

  • At any rate you must go through the vestibule; you cannot miss your way out of the viridarium.

    The Bride of the Nile — Complete

  • "He fled across the viridarium like a coward, running across the poor, well-kept grass-plot to save time, and vanished upstairs in the dwelling-rooms."

    The Bride of the Nile — Complete

  • Uplifted, carried away by these thoughts, he had reached the viridarium.

    The Bride of the Nile — Complete


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