Definition of parterre. Meaning of parterre. Synonyms of parterre

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Definition of parterre

parterre
Parquet circle Parquet circle That part of the lower floor of a theater with seats at the rear of the parquet and beneath the galleries; -- called also, esp. in U. S., orchestra circle or parterre.
Parterre
Parterre Par*terre", n. [F., fr. par on, by (L. per)+terre earth, ground, L. terra. See Terrace.] 1. (Hort.) An ornamental and diversified arrangement of beds or plots, in which flowers are cultivated, with intervening spaces of gravel or turf for walking on. 2. The pit of a theater; the parquet. [France]

Meaning of parterre from wikipedia

- A parterre is a formal garden constructed on a level substrate, consisting of plant beds, typically in symmetrical patterns, which are separated and connected...
- lower flat area, usually below or at the same level as the stage. The word parterre (occasionally, parquet) is sometimes used to refer to a particular subset...
- The word parterre comes from the French par and terre and literally translated means "on the ground". Originally, the term was used in the 16th century...
- El Parterre is a landscaped plaza in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, that was built in 1851. The plaza encloses the Ojo de Agua, a natural spring which was a source...
- until the 1980s, today it is a private dining room with views over the Parterre and Thames. The second largest room on the ground floor, after the Great...
- and the Villa Medici in Fiesole, was characterized by planting beds, or parterres, created in geometric shapes, and laid out symmetrical patterns; the use...
- Parterre Box is an ezine devoted to opera, about which it cultivates a campy, critical, strongly opinionated attitude with explicit **** overtones. The...
- which the North and South Parterres rest. Three huge retaining walls divide the South Parterre from the lower parterre (parterre bas) of the Orangerie. Arcaded...
- space between the palace and the Neptune Fountain is called the Great Parterre. The French garden, a big part of the area, was planned by Jean Trehet...
- Albert had an active role in these improvements, overseeing the design of parterres, the diversion of the main road north of the river via a new bridge, and...
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