Granville


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Granville

(ˈɡrænvɪl)
n
1. (Biography) 1st Earl, title of John Carteret. 1690–1763, British statesman: secretary of state (1742–44); a leading opponent of Walpole
2. (Biography) 2nd Earl, title of Granville George Leveson-Gower. 1815–91, British Liberal politician: Gladstone's foreign secretary (1870–74; 1880–85) and a supporter of Irish Home Rule
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Gran•ville

(ˈgræn vɪl)

n.
Earl of, Carteret, John.
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References in classic literature ?
Lady Plymdale, Miss Granville. Lady Jedburgh, Miss B.
Of course, you don't understand, but the point is that I've persuaded Doctor Hadley to bring in Doctor Granville, who is a dentist and a pyorrhea expert.
Doctor Granville, at the outside, will cure his pyorrhea with emetine for no more than a paltry fifty dollars.
The carriage was immediately driven up to the old monastery, and the marquis recognized his neighbors, Monsieur and Madame de Granville, who at once gave up their carriage to the service of the two gentlemen.
Monsieur and Madame de Granville placed their carriage entirely at the disposal of the marquis, assuring him courteously that they would like to continue their way on foot.
"I believe she comes from Moulins," replied Monsieur de Granville. "She is the Comtesse de Vandieres, and they say she is mad; but as she has only been here two months I will not vouch for the truth of these hearsays."
Bianchon, Lucien de Rubempre, Octave de Camps, the Comte de Granville, the Vicomte de Fontaine, du Bruel the vaudevillist, Andoche Finot the journalist, Derville, one of the best heads in the law courts, the Comte du Chatelet, deputy, du Tillet, banker, and several elegant young men, such as Paul de Manerville and the Vicomte de Portenduere.
Paul Granville, 65, was picked up by police lying on the pavement in the country's northwestern resort town of Siem Reap on March 21.
Jonathan Granville set up three 'future date payments' with his bank - two worth PS5,000, and one worth PS1,500.
Ronnie Barker turned the pennypinching, stammering shopkeeper into a comedy legend as he appeared with David Jason, who played his long-suffering nephew and day-dreaming errand boy, Granville, in Open All Hours.
Ronnie Barker turned the penny-pinching, stammering shopkeeper into a comedy legend as he appeared with David Jason, who played his long-suffering nephew and day-dreaming errand boy, Granville, in Open All Hours.