Laon, town in northern France where such cloth was made
1 [uncountable and countable]DLGan area of ground in a garden or park that is covered with short grass:
I spent all morningmowingthelawn (=cutting the grass).
a carefully tended lawn
2 [uncountable]TIMa fine cloth made from cotton orlinen
WORD FOCUS: garden WORD FOCUS: garden parts of a garden:lawn, flowerbed, hedge, patio, rockery, pond, greenhouse, compost heap, kitchen garden things you do in the garden:cut the grass/mow the lawn, weed the flowerbeds, sow seeds, plant flowers/bushes/trees, water the plants, cut back/prune roses and other bushes, trim the hedge ➔ See alsogarden
Definition of lawn from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English within the topic GARDENING