Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A premium; a prize; specifically, the stakes or cup in a French horse-race or other sporting event: used by English writers in such phrases as grand prix and prix de Rome (in French national competitions in the fine arts).

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Examples

  • Does Ecclestone have any qualms when remembering his decision to remove the British grand prix from the 2005 calendar?

    Bernie Ecclestone heads for 80 but has no plans to put the brakes on

  • The oldest driver to win a grand prix is Italian Luigi Fagioli in 1951 at the age of 53.

    Stuff.co.nz - Stuff

  • As someone who also opted out of what a friend of mine once called the prix fixe menu of life, I too feel that odd sense of having nothing to bring to the table in those odd moments of social discourse.

    Pretty Good

  • '' They're complacent, they're somewhat arrogant and we believe we can offer a night grand prix, which is something the promoters we know need to service their European viewership. ''

    The Age News Headlines

  • The inaugural South Korean grand prix, which is scheduled for October 24th, is reported to be on shaky ground and may not take place due to a delay in construction.

    The Latest From www.inthenews.co.uk

  • "They're complacent, they're somewhat arrogant and we believe we can offer a night grand prix, which is something the promoters we know need to service their European viewership."

    Latest News - Yahoo!7 News

  • "We believe we can offer a night grand prix, which is something the promoters we know need to service their European viewership," he said.

    Planet F1 | Formula 1 News

  • But in the 12 days leading up to the Brazilian grand prix, which is followed by the final race in Abu Dhabi a week later, Horner is likely to face some strong lobbying from Webber, who feels that the team should back him.

    The Guardian World News

  • World Victory Road has officially announced five participants for the organization's upcoming inaugural featherweight grand prix, which is slated to take place at Sengoku VII on March 20 in Japan.

    MMA on Tap

  • Observer motor sport correspondent Maurice Hamilton will cover his 500th grand prix, which is a fantastic excuse to share his 10 most memorable grands prix from a remarkable career that began in 1977

    Blogposts | guardian.co.uk

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