hanging gardens

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Gardens or plantings that are on a steep slope, on a stepped pyramid or ziggurat, on the top of a wall, on a roof, or otherwise situated so as to hang over the ground below or to appear to float. The most famous example was the hanging gardens of Babylon, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world.
hanging gardens
Accepted term: 15-Jul-2024