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  • n. The state of being grand

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Grandeur.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality of being grand; greatness; grandeur; magnificence.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand
  • n. splendid or imposing in size or appearance
  • n. a prominent status
  • n. unusual largeness in size or extent or number


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  • Coming back to India-China-Pakistan triangle, Pakistan security and even dignity of its people will be tied to China's grandness, which is now unstoppable from going to the very top of the world.


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  • I keep thinking of the grandness of the farm, the distance I could see, endless ground covered in a white shawl of snow.


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  • And the grandness of D ownton Abbey is extreme, even by the standards of "Masterpiece Theatre" opulence — it is lushness unlimited, inside and out.

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  • The building's modernist beauty and grandness is a reflection of the adoration that Miró is held in by Barcelona.

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  • The neatest thing is how the grandness of the universe and the minuteness of the proton look vaguely similar.

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  • The grandness of a movie score is how enjoyable it is away from the context of the movie.

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  • He says "the stately grandness of the house and the proximity to New York City" drew him to the property.

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