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Grand

In the United States, a slang term for multiples of $1,000. The term "big ones" is also used. For example, "10 grand" and "10 big ones" both mean $10,000.
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Cllr Louise Baldock,who represents Kensington and Fairfield, said: "Newsham Park has been neglected and needs to be brought back to its former grandness.
A tea room capable of seating up to 36 people and which serves cakes and biscuits cooked on site, as well as a selection of light lunches, the conservatory offers a laid-back oasis in which to reflect on the grandness in which the gentry like to live and to invest their money.
Instead of the chimney, Ilkley's economy grew on the back of the health tourist and its general grandness reflects that - even the Oxfam shop stocks most of the classics.
The Ballroom up to 120 guests The Clive Museum up to 15 guests The Housekeeper's Parlour up to 25 guests The Restaurant up to 70 guests The Orangery up to 50 guests Built in 1777 the Ballroom is the largest of the licensed rooms holding up to 120 guests, giving both a grandness and opulence to your day while still retaining an intimate ambience.
Enterprising (or self-important) crime novelists customarily signal their grandness of vision by relocating the same investigator to a succession of far-flung locales; Mankell inverts this corny gambit by running multiple detectives through Ystad.
Much of the rest of the film, while on a grand scale, lacks the grandness of that scene.
Venture off the beaten track, though, and you'll find some interesting attractions that may lack the grandness of the big chateaux but have real character all of their own.
Designers strived to create a sense of grandness with reading rooms reminiscent of great libraries.
But that was until last week when I suddenly realised that everything the Queen thinks about her son is justified - that he's weak, arrogant, temperamental and given to grandness.
She created that sense of grandness, of royalness if you like, and that was who she was.
It still boasts some of its original fittings and an air of grandness.
The humbleness of the place where one of the major ideologists of the coming nationalistic Russia has established his headquarters was in sharp contrast to the grandness of his proclaimed goal and mission.