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dell garden

A garden in a hollow or small valley with trees and deliberate planting under the trees. Derived from 'dell,' a term for a natural wooded hollow or small valley.

 dell_gardenBrodsworth Hall, Yorkshire. Fern Dell with white gravel at the base to look like water. Photograph copyright: Helen Lazenby, 2006.