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Granta

(ˈɡræntə; ˈɡrɑːntə)
n
(Placename) the original name, still in use locally, for the River Cam

cam

(kæm)

n.
a disk or cylinder having an irregular form such that its motion, usu. rotary, gives a rocking or reciprocating motion to any contiguous part.
[< Dutch or Low German kam, kamm. See comb]

Cam

(kæm)

n.
a river in E England flowing NE by Cambridge, into the Ouse River. 40 mi. (64 km) long. Also called Granta.

CAM

(kæm)

n.
computer-aided manufacturing.
[1965–70]
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