What are grounds?

  • (noun): A tract of land cleared for some special purposes (recreation or burial etc.).
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on grounds, ground:

Alabama State Capitol - The Grounds
... The grounds of Capitol Hill were surrounded by a cast iron fence from the 19th century into the first decades of the 20th ... The grounds still contain many trees and scrubs from the Olmsted design, in addition to numerous monuments ... Other major features of the grounds include the marble steps leading to the front portico, the Confederate Memorial Monument and the Avenue of Flags ...
Avengers Mansion - Fictional History and Layout - Surrounding Grounds
... up by energy beams that shot out from the ground ... The mansion's grounds featured an array of statues of past and present Avengers, constructed out of adamantium ... One of the trees on the grounds used to hold a miniature lab belonging to Hank Pym ...
Cricket In England - Cricket Grounds
... See main article List of cricket grounds in England and Wales English cricket grounds are smaller than the largest in some other countries, especially India and Australia, but the best of them have ... The largest English cricket ground, Lord's in London, is internationally regarded as the "home of cricket" ... status by the England and Wales Cricket Board, with the prospect of the ground hosting its first Test match in 2010 ...
Maltese International Trade Fair Grounds
... Maltese International Trade Fair Grounds are located in the heart of Malta in a town called Naxxar ... The Trade Fair grounds host countless exhibitions and trade fairs throughout the year that cover a wide variety of subjects from travel to weddings to ... Maltese International Trade Fair Grounds are known for the international fair which is held every year an event which most Maltese look forward to and most of the island visits during the two ...
Westminster Group - The Company Test Grounds
... Westminster houses its test grounds and company headquarters on a 4½ acre site outside Banbury, UK Coordinates 52°04′N 1°17′W / 52.067°N 1.283°W / 52.067 -1.283 ... and services are demonstrated on the grounds and inside corporate headquarters (e.g ... The test grounds hold some of the world's most sophisticated perimeter security solutions, pipeline protection systems and integrated thermal imaging/night ...

More definitions of "grounds":

  • (noun): Sediment that has settled at the bottom of a liquid.
    Synonyms: dregs, settlings
  • (noun): Your basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief.
    Synonyms: evidence
  • (noun): A justification for something existing or happening.
    Synonyms: cause, reason
  • (noun): The enclosed land around a house or other building.
    Synonyms: yard, curtilage

Famous quotes containing the word grounds:

    The most disgusting cad in the world is the man who, on grounds of decorum and morality, avoids the game of love. He is one who puts his own ease and security above the most laudable of philanthropies.
    —H.L. (Henry Lewis)

    People are reluctant to cite boredom as grounds for divorce.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927)

    The principle of the brotherhood of man is ... narcissistic ... for the grounds for that love have always been the assumption that we ought to realize that we are the same the whole world over.
    Germaine Greer (b. 1939)