Grand Pré

[ gran prey; French grahn prey ]
/ ˈgræn ˈpreɪ; French grɑ̃ ˈpreɪ /

noun

a village in central Nova Scotia, on Minas Basin: locale of Longfellow's Evangeline.
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Examples from the Web for grand pre

  • Do you know, gentlemen, what this grand-pre's little game was?

    Short Stories|Fiodor Dostoievski
  • She has been here for five days, and if only you knew, grand-pre, what a little wretch she is!

    Short Stories|Fiodor Dostoievski

British Dictionary definitions for grand pre

Grand Pré
/ (ɡrɒn preɪ, French ɡrɑ̃ pre) /

noun

a village in SE Canada, in W Nova Scotia: setting of Longfellow's Evangeline
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