Definition of Pergola

1. Noun. A framework that supports climbing plants. "The arbor provided a shady resting place in the park"

Exact synonyms: Arbor, Arbour, Bower
Generic synonyms: Framework
Specialized synonyms: Grape Arbor, Grape Arbour
Derivative terms: Arboreal, Bower, Bowery



Definition of Pergola

1. n. Lit., an arbor or bower;

Definition of Pergola

1. Noun. A framework in the form of a passageway of columns that supports a trelliswork roof; used to support and train climbing plants ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pergola

1. a shaded shelter or passageway [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pergola

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pergola (current term)
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Literary usage of Pergola

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1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"The pergola is numbered among the oldest pieces of garden architecture extant. ... In Italy, the pergola can be traced through the various transitions of ..."

2. The Practical Book of Garden Architecture by Phebe Westcott Humphreys (1914)
"This is supposed to be a comparatively new form of pergola arrangement. In reality, according to the old dictionary definitions, one of the early uses of ..."

3. Roses for English Gardens by Gertrude Jekyll, Edward Mawley (1902)
"A Rose pergola should be so placed that it is well seen from the sides. ... But a pergola that crosses some open grassy space, such as might divide two ..."

4. The Book of Garden Furniture by Charles Thonger (1903)
"cheaply it may be constructed and how adaptable it is to a variety of gardens, the pergola deserves to become as popular in England as it is in sunny Italy, ..."

5. Roses for English Gardens by Gertrude Jekyll, Edward Mawley (1902)
"CHAPTER VIII THE pergola EVERY garden is now wanting a pergola, ... The modern pergola is a more free thing altogether and differently constructed. ..."

6. Our Country Home: How We Transformed a Wisconsin Woodland by Frances Kinsley Hutchinson (1908)
"To the north a narrow path leads from this end of the pergola, THE WOODSY SIDE OF THE pergola under the lindens and maples, to the kitchen garden not far ..."

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