[gree-kwuh-land, grik-wuh-] /ˈgri kwəˌlænd, ˈgrɪk wə-/
a former district in S South Africa, SW of Natal.
an area of central South Africa: settled in 1861 by Griquas led by Adam Kok III; annexed to the Cape Colony in 1879; part of the Transkei, 1903–93. Chief town: Kokstad. Area: 17 100 sq km (6602 sq miles)
noun 1. a former district in S South Africa, N of the Orange River and W of the Orange Free State: diamonds found 1867. noun 1. an area of N South Africa, north of the Orange river: settled after 1803 by the Griquas; annexed by the British in 1871 following a dispute with the Orange […]
[grees] /gris/ noun 1. Juan [hwahn] /ʰwɑn/ (Show IPA), (José Vittoriano Gonzáles) 1887–1927, Spanish painter in France. /Spanish ɡris/ noun 1. Juan (xwan). 1887–1927, Spanish cubist painter, resident in France from 1906
[gri-zahy, -zeyl; French gree-zah-yuh] /grɪˈzaɪ, -ˈzeɪl; French griˈzɑ yə/ noun, plural grisailles [gri-zahyz, -zeylz; French gree-zah-yuh] /grɪˈzaɪz, -ˈzeɪlz; French griˈzɑ yə/ (Show IPA), for 2. 1. monochromatic painting in shades of gray. 2. a work of art, as a painting or stained-glass window, executed in grisaille. /ɡrɪˈzeɪl; French ɡrizɑj/ noun 1. a technique of monochrome […]
[gri-zel-duh] /grɪˈzɛl də/ noun 1. a woman of exemplary meekness and patience. 2. a female given name: from a Germanic word meaning “gray battle.”. fem. proper name, from Italian, from German Grishilda, from Old High German grisja hilda, literally “gray battle-maid.” The English form, Grisilde, provided Chaucer’s Grizel, the name of the meek, patient wife […]