a former district in S South Africa, N of the Orange River and W of the Orange Free State: diamonds found 1867.
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 Free State; became part of the Cape Colony in 1880. Chief town: Kimberley. Area: 39 360 sq km (15 197 sq miles)
[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 […]
[griz-ee-oh-foo l-vin, -fuhl-, gris-] /ˌgrɪz i oʊˈfʊl vɪn, -ˈfʌl-, ˌgrɪs-/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. an antibiotic, C 17 H 17 ClO 6 , obtained from a species of Penicillium, used in the treatment of ringworm and other fungous infections of the skin. /ˌɡrɪzɪəʊˈfʊlvɪn/ noun 1. an antibiotic used to treat fungal infections griseofulvin gris·e·o·ful·vin (grĭz’ē-ə-fŭl’vĭn) n. […]