parterre

Part of speech: noun

A flower - garden.

Part of speech: noun

The floor of a theater; that part of the floor under the galleries.

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Usage examples "parterre":

  1. The grand alley, as well as the end of the parterre on each side and the edges of the basins, was illuminated in a style equally tasteful and splendid. - "Paris As It Was and As It Is", Francis W. Blagdon.
  2. " Only wait," said Marat, rising from his seat and directing his glances at the parterre. - "Marie Antoinette And Her Son", Louise Muhlbach Official.
  3. Not that these bright flowers often bloomed alone; a blossom not less brilliant generally shared with them the same parterre. - "The Young Duke", Benjamin Disraeli.