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as in: music conservatory Define
a school specializing in one of the fine arts -- especially music, dance, or drama
  • Juilliard is a performing arts conservatory.
  • She attends the Los Angeles Conservatory of Music and Arts.

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  • Unlike him, she was very fond of music and a gifted and expressive violinist, it was his secret plan to send her to the conservatory next year...
    Franz Kafka  --  Metamorphosis
  • "Just like band camp," she joked, though my summer conservatory program is nothing like American Pie.
    Gayle Forman  --  If I Stay
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as in: plants in the conservatory Define
a greenhouse in which plants are arranged in a pleasing manner
  • We visited the New York Botanical Garden Conservatory.
  • We’ll have lunch in the conservatory.

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  • The farther room was a glass conservatory full of tropical blossoms of quite unique and almost monstrous beauty, and on such afternoons as these glowing with gorgeous sunlight.
    Gilbert K. Chesterton  --  The Innocence Of Father Brown
  • We visited a butterfly conservatory.
  • But you must not go till you have seen the conservatory, my aunt’s winter garden,
    Anne Bronte  --  The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
  • I shall be in the conservatory under the second palm tree on the left.
    Oscar Wilde  --  An Ideal Husband
  • I shall be in the conservatory under the second palm tree on the left.
    Oscar Wilde  --  An Ideal Husband
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  • She led him into a conservatory, where silvery-green plants cast complicated moon shadows.
    Mal Peet  --  Tamar
  • We’ll enjoy a few Cubans in the conservatory after dinner, or are you more of a Cigarillo man?
    Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl  --  Beautiful Creatures

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  • Let them talk of their oriental summer climes of everlasting conservatories; give me the privilege of making my own summer with my own coals.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • The prince went through the conservatories, the serfs’ quarters, and the outbuildings, frowning and silent.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • "A wet-planet conservatory," she breathed: Potted plants and low-pruned trees stood all about.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • The walls of the gardens with pieces of bottle on their coping were hot as the glass windows of a conservatory.
    Gustave Flaubert  --  Madame Bovary
  • We ought to be in a conservatory, you in a white frock with a rose in your hand, and a violin playing a waltz in the distance.
    Daphne du Maurier  --  Rebecca
  • Some days after work and on Sundays when it didn’t seem worth working, Deo would sit facing the fountain in the Conservatory Garden.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • He was rarely in, spending whole days at the Bolshoi Theater or the Conservatory.
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago
  • We were in a kind of sun porch and conservatory combined, spacious and damp and without many plants.
    John Knowles  --  A Separate Peace

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  • I had other good friends at the music conservatory camp I went to in the summer.
    Gayle Forman  --  If I Stay
  • My Aunt Georgiana had been a music teacher at the Boston Conservatory, somewhere back in the latter sixties.
    Willa Cather  --  A Wagner Matinee
  • But it came out, through my admiring a very fine cluster of geranium—beautiful cluster of geranium to be sure—which he had brought from his conservatory.
    Charles Dickens  --  Little Dorrit
  • I still have all of the money that I saved for the conservatory.
    Katja Millay  --  The Sea of Tranquility
  • When Natasha ran out of the drawing room she only went as far as the conservatory.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • To the best of my knowledge, this conservatory is safe.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • In a conservatory setting, she says, the pressure is immense, and Nathaniel’s talent might have been matched only by his fragility.
    Steve Lopez  --  The Soloist
  • And, if I wanted to stretch, there was a conservatory in Seattle, which was only a few hours’ drive.
    Gayle Forman  --  If I Stay
  • He conducted her about the lawns, and flower-beds, and conservatories; and thence to the fruit-garden and greenhouses, where he asked her if she liked strawberries.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Tess of the d’Urbervilles
  • I was saving it to pay for the summer music conservatory in New York that I had been drooling over for three years and was finally old enough, at fifteen, to apply to.
    Katja Millay  --  The Sea of Tranquility
  • "Oh, how nice," thought Natasha; and when Sonya and Nicholas had gone out of the conservatory she followed and called Boris to her.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • I’m curious what you intend about the conservatory attached to this house.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • When they rose she proposed to go, but Laurie said he had something more to show her, and took her away to the conservatory, which had been lighted for her benefit.
    Louisa May Alcott  --  Little Women
  • I was just beginning to stifle with the fumes of conservatory flowers and sprinkled essences, when I bethought myself to open the window and step out on to the balcony.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • "My Lord, the Duke, and I have other plans for our conservatory," Jessica said.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • As he spoke he took a swift glance about the conservatory, assured himself of their momentary privacy, and catching her to him laid a fugitive pressure on her lips.
    Edith Wharton  --  The Age of Innocence
  • When Princess Mary went to her father’s room at the usual hour, Mademoiselle Bourienne and Anatole met in the conservatory.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • That both should be missing struck her with foreboding; and she charmed Mr. Rosedale by proposing that they should make their way to the conservatories at the farther end of the house.
    Edith Wharton  --  The House of Mirth
  • I now began to spend full time with Georgie, in the last month, pulling him around on the sled, walking him in the park, and taking him to the Garfield Park conservatory to see the lemons bloom.
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
  • Shura Shlesinger knew mathematics, esoteric Indian doctrine, the addresses of the best-known teachers at the Moscow Conservatory, who was living with whom, and God only knows what else.
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago
  • She was sitting just inside the conservatory, waiting for her partner to bring her an ice, when she heard a voice ask on the other side of the flowery wall….
    Louisa May Alcott  --  Little Women
  • The dance over, the two, as became an affianced couple, wandered into the conservatory; and sitting behind a tall screen of tree-ferns and camellias Newland pressed her gloved hand to his lips.
    Edith Wharton  --  The Age of Innocence
  • She was going straight on through the conservatory, neither seeing nor hearing anything, when suddenly the well-known whispering of Mademoiselle Bourienne aroused her.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • They went into the reception room familiar to Pierre, with two Italian windows opening into the conservatory, with its large bust and full length portrait of Catherine the Great.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • To counteract the audacity of this proceeding he led her to a bamboo sofa in a less secluded part of the conservatory, and sitting down beside her broke a lily-of-the-valley from her bouquet.
    Edith Wharton  --  The Age of Innocence
  • The Duke came to a sudden realization, placing the point where Kynes’ attitude had changed—it had been when Jessica had spoken of holding the conservatory plants in trust for Arrakis.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • Quickly, every step betraying his anxiety, Yueh made for the rear yard beneath the conservatory where the ’thopter waited—the craft they had placed there to carry away Paul and his mother.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • Mrs. March wanted to talk of her father with the old man who had not forgotten him, Meg longed to walk in the conservatory, Beth sighed for the grand piano, and Amy was eager to see the fine pictures and statues.
    Louisa May Alcott  --  Little Women
  • On the other side was a stately stone mansion, plainly betokening every sort of comfort and luxury, from the big coach house and well-kept grounds to the conservatory and the glimpses of lovely things one caught between the rich curtains.
    Louisa May Alcott  --  Little Women
  • He is wearing a blue shirt that reads PORTLAND NAVAL CONSERVATORY, and she has long red hair, bright as a flame.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Delirium
  • "That’s the Vanderbilts’ famous conservatory," Mr. Corrigan said, when he saw her staring at it.
    Margaret Peterson Haddix  --  Uprising
  • Sitting down behind many layers of glass in a sort of green leather conservatory, we started to town.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  The Great Gatsby
  • Then she had her plants in the conservatory and she liked looking after them.
    James Joyce  --  Dubliners
  • In Frank’s last letter she complained, he said, of being too weak to get into her conservatory without having both his arm and his uncle’s!
    Jane Austen  --  Emma
  • In fact, the room looked like a cross between a magical antique shop and a conservatory.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  • At the Conservatory there.
    Anton Chekhov  --  Uncle Vanya
  • The conservatory is deliciously cool; let me take you there, and then get you something.
    Baroness Orczy  --  The Scarlet Pimpernel
  • Cunningly deployed lighting and mirrors created the illusion of standing in a conservatory overlooking a wide stretch of exquisitely manicured garden.
    Douglas Adams  --  The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
  • We’re ushered through heavy curtains to a conservatory that could easily hold two hundred people.
    Libba Bray  --  A Great and Terrible Beauty
  • Though Mademoiselle Bourienne had been so unsuccessful in her choice of a subject, she did not stop talking, but chattered about the conservatories and the beauty of a flower that had just opened, and after the soup the prince became more genial.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
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