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grange

[ greynj ]
/ greɪndʒ /
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noun

Chiefly British. a country house or large farmhouse with its various farm buildings (usually in house names): Bulkeley Grange;the grange of a gentleman-farmer.
(in historical use) an isolated farm, with its farmhouse and nearby buildings, belonging to monks or nuns or to a feudal lord: the nunnery's grange at Tisbury.
the Grange, See under Granger Movement.
Archaic. a barn or granary.

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Origin of grange

1150–1200; Middle English gra(u)nge “barn,” from Anglo-French, from Vulgar Latin grānica (unattested), equivalent to Latin grān(i)um grain + -ica, feminine of -icus -ic

Definition for grange (2 of 2)

Grange
[ greynj ]
/ greɪndʒ /

noun

Harold "Red"; "the Galloping Ghost", 1903–1991, U.S. football player.
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British Dictionary definitions for grange (1 of 2)

grange
/ (ɡreɪndʒ) /

noun

mainly British a farm, esp a farmhouse or country house with its various outbuildings
history an outlying farmhouse in which a religious establishment or feudal lord stored crops and tithes in kind
archaic a granary or barn

Word Origin for grange

C13: from Anglo-French graunge, from Medieval Latin grānica, from Latin grānum grain

British Dictionary definitions for grange (2 of 2)

Grange
/ (ɡreɪndʒ) /

noun (in the US)

the Grange an association of farmers that strongly influenced state legislatures in the late 19th century
a lodge of this association
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