a small growth of trees without underbrush
grove, woodlet, orchard, plantation(noun)
garden consisting of a small cultivated wood without undergrowth
A small forest.
An orchard of fruit trees.
for someone who lived near a grove.
Origin: From grāf.
a smaller group of trees than a forest, and without underwood, planted, or growing naturally as if arranged by art; a wood of small extent
Origin: [AS. graf, fr. grafan to dig. The original sense seems to have been a lane cut through trees. See Grave, v., and cf. Groove.]
Grove is an unincorporated community in the southeastern portion of James City County in the Peninsula subregion of Virginia in the United States. It is located in the center of the Historic Triangle of Colonial Virginia, communities linked by the Colonial Parkway; the area is one of the busiest tourist destinations in the world. Grove is located about 7 miles east of Williamsburg along U.S. Route 60. Grove is bordered by the James River and separated from the Newport News city limits near Lee Hall by Skiffe's Creek. Historic places in Grove related to Virginia colonial past include the archaeological site of Wolstenholme Towne, the administrative center of Martin's Hundred. It was rediscovered in 1976 on the grounds of Carter's Grove Plantation, built in 1755. The plantation was occupied by private owners through the 1960s. Then it was owned and operated by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation and open to the public from the 1970s until 2003. In 2007 the property was sold back into private ownership. Grove's contemporary development began with African-American settlement by freedmen from Carter's Grove and other plantations following the American Civil War. Its population was fewer than 100 people until after the turn of the twentieth century. During the two World Wars, Grove increased markedly in population. In part this was due to attracting hundreds of displaced people, mostly African American, who were uprooted by federal land acquisition for major waterfront military installations in nearby James City and York counties. Navy bases established were the Naval Weapons Station Yorktown, the Cheatham Annex supply complex, and Camp Peary.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
grōv, n. a wood of small size, generally of a pleasant or ornamental character: an avenue of trees: (B.) an erroneous translation of Asherah, the wooden upright image of the lewdly worshipped goddess Ashtoreth; also of Heb. eshel in Gen. xxi. 33.—Groves of Academe, the shady walks of the Academy at Athens, any place of learned pursuits. [A.S. gráf, a grove—grafan, pa.t. gróf, to dig.]
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The numerical value of GROVE in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of GROVE in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Examples of GROVE in a Sentence
He was burned, so he ran into the bamboo grove, but the grove caught fire.
Love rules the court, the camp, the grove, And men below, and saints above For love is heaven, and heaven is love.
Harriet Tubman Grove will provide the city an opportunity to correct historic injustice to a Maryland native. Our city is properly recognizing an African-American hero.
It’s very saddening, but at least the monuments were not torn down by angry mobs. harriet Tubman Grove will provide the city an opportunity to correct historic injustice to a Maryland native. Our city is properly recognizing an African-American hero.
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- лясок, гайBelarusian
- háj, lesíkCzech
- Gehölz, HainGerman
- piantagione, boschettoItalian
- 林, 木立Japanese
- birzs, birztalaLatvian
- забел, коријаMacedonian
- loo, gaardeDutch
- gaj, lasekPolish
- bosque, bosquetePortuguese
- роща, лесокRussian
- шумица, шумарак, gaj, šumica, луг, гај, lug, šumarakSerbo-Croatian
- háj, lesíkSlovak
- dunge, skogsdunge, lundSwedish
- தோப்பு, சோலைTamil
- лісок, гайUkrainian
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