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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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It's the greatest and grandest verse in the Bible--or in any literature--and the TRUEST, if there are comparative degrees of trueness.
The most trifling of the questions that she put to me, on the subject of using her pencil and mixing her colours; the slightest alterations of expression in the lovely eyes that looked into mine with such an earnest desire to learn all that I could teach, and to discover all that I could show, attracted more of my attention than the finest view we passed through, or the grandest changes of light and shade, as they flowed into each other over the waving moorland and the level beach.
He's forgotten all I've done for him, and made on him, and goan and riven up a whole row o' t' grandest currant-trees i' t' garden
As to Paul’s, thof I’ve never seen it, being that it’s a long way up town from Radcliffe Highway and the docks, yet everybody knows that it’s the grandest place in the world Now, I’ve no opinion but this here church over there is as like one end of it as a grampus is to a whale; and that’s only a small difference in bulk.
South America is a place I love, and I think, if you take it right through from Darien to Fuego, it's the grandest, richest, most wonderful bit of earth upon this planet.
She breathes quickly and heavily, but she stands as unflinchingly as ever he has seen her in the midst of her grandest company.
Then they enjoyed one of the grandest spectacles that Nature can offer to the gaze of man.
The Wei-Wu-Ying Center for the Arts in Kaohisung City, which is slated to open in October, on Wednesday showed off a German-made pipe organ in the Concert Hall, reportedly the grandest such instrument in Asia.
With over 500 wines and spirits to choose from and a lavish buffet, it is the grandest wine event in Southeast Asia.
THE world's top travel bible has dubbed the Midlands manor where Kanye West and Kim Kardashian honeymooned as the grandest hotel in the country.
Summary: Prominent Egyptian singer Amro Diab will be heading to Syria to hold the grandest performance throughout the Middle East on New Year's Eve
The grandest addresses include Congleton Road in Alderley Edge, Cheshire and Llantrithyd Road in Cowbridge, South Wales, identified in a Halifax survey of 50 most expensive streets in England and Wales.