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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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He edited Granta magazine and joined the renowned Footlights where he became firm friends with Peter Cook, a year older than him.
He edited Granta magazine and joined the renowned Footlights, where he became firm friends with Peter Cook, a year older than him.
GRANTA Magazine announced its top 20 novelists under 40 years old this week.
Louis de Bernieres published his first novel in 1990 and was selected by Granta magazine as one of the twenty Best of Young British Novelists in 1993.
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