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conservatory

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1  —as in:
music conservatory
Definition a school specializing in one of the fine arts — especially music, dance, or drama
  • Juilliard is a performing arts conservatory.
conservatory = a school specializing in one of the fine arts — especially music, dance, or drama
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • She attends the Los Angeles Conservatory of Music and Arts.
  • conservatory = a school specializing in one of the fine arts
  • Word was received early this morning that a student on the Moscow Conservatory's goodwill tour has gone missing in Paris.
    Amor Towles  --  A Gentleman in Moscow
  • conservatory = a school for music
  • Only then did I understand where the shame had come from: it wasn't that I hadn't studied in a marble conservatory, or that my father wasn't a diplomat.
    Tara Westover  --  Educated
  • conservatory = school specializing in one of the fine arts
  • 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
  • conservatory = school for music
  • "Just like band camp," she joked, though my summer conservatory program is nothing like American Pie.
    Gayle Forman  --  If I Stay
  • conservatory = music school
  • A student from the Moscow Conservatory?
    Amor Towles  --  A Gentleman in Moscow
  • conservatory = music school
  • All she had was the elegant pair of high-heeled pumps that Anna had helped pick out for the Conservatory competition the year before.
    Amor Towles  --  A Gentleman in Moscow
  • conservatory = music school
  • The Conservatory's orchestra performed Dvorak's concerto in just over thirty minutes.
    Amor Towles  --  A Gentleman in Moscow
  • conservatory = music school
  • But even if there were one, with just sixteen days until the Conservatory's tour, the Count was simply out of time.
    Amor Towles  --  A Gentleman in Moscow
conservatory = music school

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2  —as in:
plants in the conservatory
Definition a greenhouse in which plants are arranged in a pleasing manner
  • We visited the New York Botanical Garden Conservatory.
conservatory = a greenhouse in which plants are arranged in a pleasing manner
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • We'll have lunch in the conservatory.
  • conservatory = a greenhouse in which plants are arranged in a pleasing manner
  • 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
  • conservatory = a greenhouse in which plants are arranged in a pleasing manner
  • We visited a butterfly conservatory.
  • conservatory = a greenhouse in which plants are arranged in a pleasing manner
  • But you must not go till you have seen the conservatory, my aunt's winter garden,
    Anne Bronte  --  The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
  • conservatory = a greenhouse in which plants are arranged in a pleasing manner
  • I shall be in the conservatory under the second palm tree on the left.
    Oscar Wilde  --  An Ideal Husband
  • conservatory = a greenhouse in which plants are arranged in a pleasing manner
  • The grounds were derelict, the gardens overgrown; the conservatory was a wreck, with broken panes of glass and desiccated plants, still in their pots.
    Margaret Atwood  --  The Blind Assassin
  • conservatory = a greenhouse in which plants are arranged in a pleasing manner
  • We were in a kind of sun porch and conservatory combined, spacious and damp and without many plants.
    John Knowles  --  A Separate Peace
  • conservatory = a greenhouse in which plants are arranged in a pleasing manner
  • I shall be in the conservatory under the second palm tree on the left.
    Oscar Wilde  --  An Ideal Husband
  • conservatory = a room where plants are arranged in a pleasing manner
  • I was all alone, or so it seemed at first, in the ruined glass conservatory at Avilion.
    Margaret Atwood  --  The Blind Assassin
conservatory = a greenhouse in which plants are arranged in a pleasing manner

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