[greyt-uhng-kuh l] /ˈgreɪtˌʌŋ kəl/
an uncle of one’s father or mother; brother of one’s grandfather or grandmother
noun 1. the general public; the populace or masses.
noun 1. a desert in SW central Australia. 125,000 sq. mi. (324,000 sq. km). noun 1. a desert in S Australia, in SE Western Australia and W South Australia. Area: 323 750 sq km (125 000 sq miles)
noun, Linguistics. 1. a series of changes in the quality of the long vowels between Middle and Modern English as a result of which all were raised, while the high vowels (ē) and (o̅o̅), already at the upper limit, underwent breaking to become the diphthongs (ī) and (ou). noun 1. (linguistics) a phonetic change that […]
noun 1. a system of fortified walls with a roadway along the top, constructed as a defense for China against the nomads of the regions that are now Mongolia and Manchuria: completed in the 3rd century b.c., but later repeatedly modified and rebuilt. 2000 miles (3220 km) long. noun 1. a defensive wall in N […]