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Grosvenor

[grohv-ner] /ˈgroʊv nər/
noun
1.
Gilbert Hovey, 1875–1966, U.S. geographer, writer, and editor.
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Contemporary Examples
  • Grosvenor Place, which runs alongside the palace, has almost four times the maximum permissible amount of nitrogen dioxide.

Historical Examples
  • Hadn't we a pleasant time of it with our little parties in Grosvenor Place?

    Is He Popenjoy?

    Anthony Trollope
  • He had not even removed his hat and coat since his return from Grosvenor Gardens.

    The Grell Mystery Frank Froest
  • "I have come to apologise for my rudeness at Grosvenor Gardens," he began.

    The Grell Mystery Frank Froest
  • I know nothing about Mr. Grell since he left Grosvenor Gardens.

    The Grell Mystery Frank Froest
  • So we resolved to sleep at the Grosvenor, but to avoid the apple tart.

  • The Grosvenor (gros veneur), great hunter, was a royal servant.

    The Romance of Names

    Ernest Weekley
  • They had a house in Grosvenor Place and another in Devonshire.

    Colorado Jim

    George Goodchild
  • He could not ask him to his own house, nor could he go and see him at Grosvenor Street.

    Bird of Paradise

    Ada Leverson
  • How is the house in Grosvenor Square, Aminadab; and is your son tired of his yacht yet?

    Burlesques William Makepeace Thackeray

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