the Grand National, an annual steeplechase run at Aintree, Liverpool, since 1839
[gran-nef-yoo, -nev-yoo, grand-] /ˈgrænˌnɛf yu, -ˌnɛv yu, ˈgrænd-/ noun 1. a son of one’s or niece. /ˈɡrænˌnɛvjuː; -ˌnɛfjuː; ˈɡrænd-/ noun 1. another name for great-nephew
[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: […]
[gran-nees, grand-] /ˈgrænˌnis, ˈgrænd-/ noun 1. a daughter of one’s nephew or . /ˈɡrænˌniːs; ˈɡrænd-/ noun 1. another name for great-niece
noun 1. a highly respected, usually elderly man who has been a major or the most important figure in a specific field for many years.