[grahn kah-nah-ryah] /ˈgrɑn kɑˈnɑ ryɑ/
one of the Canary Islands, in the central part. 650 sq. mi. (1685 sq. km).
Capital: Las Palmas.
the Spanish name for Grand Canary
- Gran cassa
/Italian ɡran ˈkassa/ noun 1. (music) another name for bass drum
[grahn chah-kaw] /grɑn ˈtʃɑ kɔ/ noun 1. an extensive subtropical region in central South America, in Argentina, Bolivia, and Paraguay. 300,000 sq. mi. (777,000 sq. km). /Spanish ɡran ˈtʃako/ noun 1. a plain of S central South America, between the Andes and the Paraguay River in SE Bolivia, E Paraguay, and N Argentina: huge swamps […]
[grand] /grænd/ adjective, grander, grandest. 1. impressive in size, appearance, or general effect: grand mountain scenery. 2. stately, majestic, or dignified: In front of an audience her manner is grand and regal. 3. highly ambitious or idealistic: grand ideas for bettering the political situation. 4. magnificent or splendid: a grand palace. 5. noble or revered: […]
/ˈɡrænˌdæd/ noun (pl) -dads, -daddies 1. informal words for grandfather n. also granddad, 1819, from grand (adj.) + dad. Grandaddy is attested from 1769; figuratively (in grandaddy of all _____) from 1956. Grand dada attested from 1690s.