English version

garden party

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Outdoor
garden partyˈgarden ˌparty noun [countable]  British EnglishDLO a formal party for a lot of people which is held in a large garden in the afternoon
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garden partyI met her at a garden party in San Francisco the summer I got hepatitis.Joe even managed an invitation to a garden party given for the generalissimo and Madame Chiang.I emphasize that I have no wish to come across here as the skunk at the process improvement garden party.I was at his recent garden party and I have actually shaken his hand.One could imagine her at a shires garden party or a race meeting.The garden party held in July, took place at the Palace of Holyrood House.
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