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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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She gazed away toward Grande Terre and thought she would like to be alone there with Robert, in the sun, listening to the ocean's roar and watching the slimy lizards writhe in and out among the ruins of the old fort.
To all such questions he returned the same answer--namely, that the old lady was an influential foreigner, a Russian, a Countess, and a grande dame, and that she had taken the suite which, during the previous week, had been tenanted by the Grande Duchesse de N.
One day, two of the officers and myself rode to Ribeira Grande, a village a few miles eastward of Porto Praya.
This officer, whose acquired practical wisdom did not allow him to make any journey in vain, had just come from Grenoble, and was on his way to the Grande Chartreuse, after obtaining on the previous evening a week's leave of absence from his colonel.
Half an hour after we started, the REGEN thickened unpleasantly, and we attempted to get shelter under a projecting rock, but being far to NASS already to make standing at all AGRE'ABLE, we pushed on for the Handeck, consoling ourselves with the reflection that from the furious rushing of the river Aar at our side, we should at all events see the celebrated WASSERFALL in GRANDE PERFECTION.
man—” ver judgment—but it is in the catholique country dat dey build dc—vat you call—ah a ah-ha—la grande cathédrale—de big church.
That again got overlaid by the sans-facon of a grande dame of the Second Empire.
Now, down here in the Matto Grande"--he swept his cigar over a part of the map--"or up in this corner where three countries meet, nothin' would surprise me.
esta a grande estrada do Solomao por elle feita, donde ha tres
Ariana Grande will no longer let her worth just be trampled on.
Singer Ariana Grande is asking for $10m (APS8.3m) in damages from Forever 21, saying the retailer 'stole her name' to promote its clothing and beauty products.
[USA], Sept 3 (ANI): Singer Ariana Grande has registered a lawsuit against clothing company Forever 21 seeking at least USD10 million in damages.