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Groote

[Dutch khroh-tuh; English groht] /Dutch ˈxroʊ tə; English groʊt/
noun
1.
Gerhard
[Dutch khey-rahrt;; English gair-hahrt] /Dutch ˈxeɪ rɑrt;; English ˈgɛər hɑrt/ (Show IPA),
(Gerardus Magnus) 1340–84, Dutch religious reformer, educator, and author: founder of the order of Brethren of the Common Life.
Also, Groot, Groete
[Dutch khroo-tuh; English groht] /Dutch ˈxru tə; English groʊt/ (Show IPA)
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  • Groote Schuur is one of the best-known estates in the world.

    An African Adventure Isaac F. Marcosson
  • Leaving Jan in observation the two men made their way now in the direction of the Groote Markt.

    The Laughing Cavalier Baroness Orczy
  • The Groote Kerk, according to Bosch, "is not vort de see," so we don't see it.

    Puppets at Large F. Anstey
  • "Save when he is hanging on a gibbet in the Groote Markt," broke in Maria viciously.

    The Laughing Cavalier Baroness Orczy
  • There is an ancient Groote Kerk, overlaid with colors that are rarely found outside of Holland.

    The Other Fellow F. Hopkinson Smith
  • Groote, who belonged to a rich burgher family, was born in the year 1340 at Deventer in Holland.

    The Story of Brussels Ernest Gilliat-Smith
  • Accordingly the girl accompanied father and son to the Groote Kerk and listened to the rather dull service there.

    The Good Comrade Una L. Silberrad
  • In the distance the Groote Kerk of Dordrecht, with its handsome tower.

  • Booths are put up in the Groote Markt and on the streets, where the sale of all kinds of things is carried on.

    Our Little Dutch Cousin Blanche McManus
  • The journey by train from Groote Schuur to the City takes about fifteen minutes; by motor about a quarter of that time.

    With Botha in the Field

    Eric Moore Ritchie

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