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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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rockeryrock‧e‧ry /ˈrɒkəri $ ˈrɑː-/ noun (plural rockeries) [countable] British English  DLGpart of a garden where there are rocks with small plants growing between them syn rock garden
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rockeryFinally, the surrounding ground on either side of the waterfall can be made into a rockery, thus completing the feature.He almost laughs when he sees what it really is - a small lawn, with a rockery and kitchen garden beyond.Below the well, a waterfall tumbled across an artificial rockery.Nextdoor work's under way on a giant rockery.They make ideal dwarf plants for a wide range of usages including rockeries and containers.The freshly-dug earth was used to fill the old pond, which now forms a neat rockery around the patio.
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