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[gran-tuh] /ˈgræn tə/
Cam. Unabridged
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  • My visits were usually referred to in the Granta, and a considerable amount of chaff was indulged in at my expense.

    Forty Years of 'Spy' Leslie Ward
  • There is a sucking epic poet at Granta, a Mr. Townsend, protégé of the late Cumberland.

  • I am inclined to bring in here the Granta, and to suggest that it may have been a Sax.

    The River-Names of Europe Robert Ferguson
  • Boating, swimming, or fishing, the student of a bye-gone day found in the Granta a never-failing and an inexpensive resource.

    Cambridge Mildred Anna Rosalie Tuker
  • Then, as now, he made early acquaintance with the river Granta and knew each yard of the flat roads round the university town.

    Cambridge Mildred Anna Rosalie Tuker
British Dictionary definitions for Granta


/ˈɡræntə; ˈɡrɑːntə/
the original name, still in use locally, for the River Cam
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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