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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A nobleman of highest rank in Spain or Portugal.

Usage examples (37)
  • It did happen by accident that I had to go to the house of a man whom perhaps you would call a grandee, and to meet grandees there.
  • A grandee is a more harmless animal by far than an Irish Papist.
  • Lord Mandelson wants to be seen as Labour 'grandee'
  • Some grandee figures might quit frontline politics. for more
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