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noun as in child's room

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When Danae Horst and her husband, Bill, owners of plant nursery Folia Collective in Los Angeles, looked around in March, “we thought we were done,” she says.

Today, the main nursery ground for this population is Port Ross, in the subantarctic Auckland Islands.

The leaders of the church, at one point, noticed the deacon nod for his son to come back into the nursery.

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Note that this tree comes with a small nursery type pot, but it is preferable to purchase a heavy decorative pot and faux moss to complete the look of the potted indoor tree.

Across from the Parade Grounds and next to a small plant nursery is Shenanigans, the neighborhood dive bar.

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Mrs. Kouachi works at a nursery and has worn the veil since she made the pilgrimage to Mecca in 2008.

One song interweaves adult themes into nursery rhyme cadence.

It tracks light, noise, and temperature in the nursery, as well as baby's heart rate and sleep position.

In Britain, asked by Nursery World, “How are you supporting working mothers?”

The pastel outdoor furnishings look like leftovers from a closed nursery school, while inside collared shirts seem overdressed.

Finding him awake, he sat by his side and, with the earnestness of a nursery-maid, patted him off to slumber.

Next morning Judy shouted that there was a rat in the nursery, and thus he forgot to tell her the wonderful news.

They were standing over the cots in the nursery late at night, and I think that Mamma was crying softly.

Black Sheep retreated to the nursery and read "Cometh up as a Flower" with deep and uncomprehending interest.

He spent his time in the old nursery looking at the broken toys, for all of which account must be rendered to Mamma.


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to nursery, such as: playroom, preschool, and crèche.

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