[French grahn pree] /French grɑ̃ ˈpri/
noun, plural Grand Prix, Grands Prix, Grand Prixes
[all pronounced French grahn preez] /all pronounced French grɑ̃ ˈpriz/ (Show IPA)
(sometimes lowercase) any of various major automobile races over a long, arduous course, especially an international car race held each year over the same course.
/French ɡrɑ̃ pri/
(horse racing) a race for three-year-old horses run at Maisons Lafitte near Paris
a very important competitive event in various other sports, such as athletics, snooker, or powerboating
1863, French, literally “great prize,” originally in English in reference to the Grand Prix de Paris, international horse race for three-year-olds, run every June at Longchamps beginning in 1863.
[gran prey; French grahn prey] /ˈgræn ˈpreɪ; French grɑ̃ ˈpreɪ/ noun 1. a village in central Nova Scotia, on Minas Basin: locale of Longfellow’s Evangeline. /ɡrɒn preɪ; French ɡrɑ̃ pre/ noun 1. a village in SE Canada, in W Nova Scotia: setting of Longfellow’s Evangeline
noun, Heraldry. 1. a quartered coat of arms, itself one of the quarters of a coat of arms.
noun 1. a city in SW Michigan: furniture factories. adjective 2. noting or pertaining to mass-produced furniture of generally low quality. noun 1. (functioning as sing) a city in SW Michigan: electronics, car parts. Pop: 195 601 (2003 est)
- Grand remonstrance
noun 1. (English history) the Grand Remonstrance, the document prepared by the Long Parliament in 1640 listing the evils of the king’s government, the abuses already rectified, and the reforms Parliament advocated