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gran

(ɡræn)
n
an informal word for grandmother
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gran - the mother of your father or mothergran - the mother of your father or mother
grandparent - a parent of your father or mother
nan - your grandmother
Translations

gran

[græn] N (Brit) → abuelita f

gran

[ˈgræn] (British) nmémé f, mamie f
Happy birthday, gran! → Joyeux anniversaire mémé !

gran

n (inf)Oma f (inf), → Omi f (inf)

gran

[græn] n (Brit) → nonna
References in classic literature ?
1830 is called the "gran seco," or the great drought.
But I don' know what Parson Irwine 'ull say at his gran' favright Adam Bede a-turnin' Methody."
But he was a gran' bhoy all the same, an' I'm only a mudtipper wid a hod on me shoulthers.
It 'uz de GRAN' MOGUL-- I 'uz chambermaid on her for eight seasons in de Cincinnati en Orleans trade.
Every day the coast looked the same, as though we had not moved; but we passed various places--trading places--with names like Gran' Bassam Little Popo, names that seemed to belong to some sordid farce acted in front of a sinister backcloth.
But a new road safety campaign is hoping that grans can teach young men to be better drivers.
A gran day out: Back: L-R, gran Stella Mulholland, great grans Margaret Lindsay and Sally Mulholland, gran Wendy Lindsay.
Ms Joyce, who has seven grans on her books at the moment, says she is careful to explain the exact nature of the company to strangers to avoid any confusion.
This means little Leah has two grans, three great grans and two great great grans.
GRANS today have never felt healthier, happier or been more financially independent.
Children want grans who are 'hip, not hip-replaced', share their interests and won't embarrass them.