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noun [countable]     backyard pronunciation in American English
Word Forms
singularback yard
pluralback yards

or back yard     back yard pronunciation in American English

  1. 1
    American an area behind a house, usually with grass and plants. The British word is back garden

    vegetables grown in your own backyard

  2. 2
    British an area behind a house covered with a hard brick or stone surface

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