[ gret-nuh ]

  1. a city in SE Louisiana, near New Orleans.

Words Nearby Gretna Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use Gretna in a sentence

  • In her dim, cushioned corner Mollie Gretna lay back against the wall, her face pale and her weak mouth foolishly agape.

    Dope | Sax Rohmer
  • Following a brief interval, during which even Mollie Gretna was held silent by the strangeness of the proceedings.

    Dope | Sax Rohmer
  • The old romantic interest once attached to Gretna Green is now fast becoming a thing of the past.

  • We left Carlisle at a little past eleven, and within the half hour were at Gretna Green.

    Our Old Home, Vol. 2 | Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Carlisle and its famous castle, and Gretna-Green, are more in the interior.