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Garland,

city (1990 pop. 180,650), Dallas co., N Tex., a suburb of Dallas; inc. 1891. Since World War II, Garland has grown from an agricultural community into an important center for electronics research and for the production of electronic equipment. Other manufactures include oil-field equipment, chemicals, apparel, sheet metal, and processed foods. An air force station is there. Garland remains one of the fastest growing cities in the United States.

Garland

An ornament in the form of a bank, wreath, or festoon of leaves, fruits, or flowers.

bay leaf garland

A stylized laurel leaf used in the form of a garland to decorate torus moldings.

garland

[′gär·lənd]
(mining engineering)
A channel fixed around a shaft in order to catch the water draining down the walls and conduct it to a lower level. Also known as water curb; water garland; water ring.

garland

An ornament in the form of a band, a wreath, or a festoon of leaves, fruits, or flowers.

garland

1. a representation of such a wreath, as in painting, sculpture, etc.
2. a collection of short literary pieces, such as ballads or poems; miscellany or anthology
3. Nautical a ring or grommet of rope

Garland

Judy, real name Frances Gumm. 1922--69, US singer and film actress. Already a child star, she achieved international fame with The Wizard of Oz (1939). Later films included Meet Me in St Louis (1944) and A Star is Born (1954)