from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Grove, Sir George 1820-1900. British musicologist whose Dictionary of Music and Musicians (first published 1878-1889) has become a standard reference work.
  • Grove, Robert Moses Known as "Lefty.” 1900-1975. American baseball player. A left-handed pitcher for the Philadelphia Athletics (1925-1933) and the Boston Red Sox (1934-1941), he led the American League in earned run average nine times and in strikeouts seven times.

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  • proper n. A habitational surname for someone who lived near a grove.


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