Definitions

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  • proper n. A surname.
  • proper n. A male given name, transferred use of the surname.

Etymologies

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Norman baronial surname from a place in France, Old French grand "large" + ville "settlement".

Examples

  • Granville is the great western sea port of France, from which Paris is constantly supplied; and, in spite of the deficiency of railway communication, it keeps up constant trade with the capital -- a trade which is not an unmixed benefit to its inhabitants; for in the '_Messager de Granville_' of August, 1869, we read that: --

    Normandy Picturesque

  • GRANVILLE -- A 22-year-old Granville man was charged on Monday with breaking into a New Boston Road home and stealing a firearm, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office.

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  • The GranVille LED housing and system mount to industry standard poles and are fully compatible with installed Granville glass globes.

    LEDs Magazine Products

  • I was hunting this fall in Granville county NC and saw this buck.

    Field & Stream

  • Bart is a decoy that the Game Officers in Granville County use to catch idiots.

    Flying Heads and Weak Knees

  • His hunting camp is shared with, perhaps, 16 other members and is located about 100 miles from his home in Granville, WV.

    An 18-Year Bear Hunt

  • In recent years, searches for the South Island kokako have been in Granville State Forest in the West Coast's Grey Valley and further north in the Paparoa Range near Charleston.

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • Fifteen years ago, Ultra Light Arms in Granville, West Virginia, introduced the lightest bolt-action sporters ever.

    The Colt Light

  • Or perhaps you prefer this Willett House, in Granville Ferry, Nova Scotia:

    Willett of the Day: The Willett House(s)

  • Other searches have been made in Granville State Forest in the West Coast's Grey Valley and further north in the Paparoa Range near Charleston.

    Archive 2007-01-01

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