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Granta

[gran-tuh] /ˈgræn tə/
noun
1.
Cam.
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  • This is well exemplified in the histories of the Granta and the Isis.

    Cambridge Mildred Anna Rosalie Tuker
  • The Granta and Ouse have a history in every sense the opposite of this.

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  • 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
  • There is a sucking epic poet at Granta, a Mr. Townsend, protégé of the late Cumberland.

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

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British Dictionary definitions for Granta

Granta

/ˈɡræntə; ˈɡrɑːntə/
noun
1.
the original name, still in use locally, for the River Cam
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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