from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Grant, Cary Originally Archibald Alexander Leach. 1904-1986. British-born American actor who was the epitome of the elegant leading man in films such as The Philadelphia Story (1940) and North by Northwest (1959).
- Grant, Ulysses Simpson Originally Hiram Ulysses Grant. 1822-1885. The 18th President of the United States (1869-1877) and a Civil War general. After his victorious Vicksburg campaign (1862-1863), he was made commander in chief of the Union Army (1864) and accepted the surrender of Gen. Robert E. Lee at Appomattox (1865). Grant's two-term presidency was marred by widespread graft and corruption.
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- proper n. An English surname and a Scottish clan name, from a nickname meaning "large".
- proper n. A male given name, transferred from the surname.
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