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Grand Pré

[gran prey; French grahn prey]
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noun
  1. 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

Historical Examples

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

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    Fiodor Dostoievski

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

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    Fiodor Dostoievski


British Dictionary definitions for grand pre

Grand Pré

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