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[gran-bee] /ˈgræn bi/
a city in S Quebec, in E Canada. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Who would imagine, seeing it to-day, that busy Granby Street had ever been a street of fine residences?

    American Adventures Julian Street
  • Do you wish any steps taken with regard to the workhouse, Mr. Granby?

    Wikkey YAM
  • To offer twenty pounds to Mr Granby—to whom I owe some eight thousand, more or less—would be a poor practical joke.

    Under the Waves R M Ballantyne
  • "Cromwell must be nominated," said Granby in his insolent tone.

    The Plum Tree David Graham Phillips
  • "The other one is torn," answered Jennie, pouting, and twisting herself out of Mrs. Granby's hold.

    Bessie and Her Friends Joanna H. (Joanna Hooe) Mathews
  • The play was published in 1776, with a dedication to the Marquis of Granby.

  • When he reopened them two hours later, "Did you say Granby nursed me?"

  • We need not recommend this novel; the memory of 'Granby' will do that.

  • He had observed young Granby's assumption of importance, and partly guessed how matters stood.

    Ben, the Luggage Boy; Horatio Alger
  • We had provided luncheon at a large booth with the sign of the Marquess of Granby.

    Up the Country Emily Eden

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