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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.
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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.
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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.
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garland

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