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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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What I want is your duty" said Colin more grandly still.
I drew up the blind, and saw the sun rising grandly in a clear sky.
Goldsmith now left his garret, took a fine set of rooms, furnished them grandly, and gave dinner-parties and card-parties to his friends.
As the canvas screen fell over him the sharp report of the rifle-firing was suddenly and grandly dominated by the roar of cannon.
The thought brought a little of panic upon it, and when he came upon another policeman lounging grandly in front of a transplendent theatre he caught at the immediate straw of "disorderly conduct.
Chandu Lal, Minister for Tourism and Culture, told ANI, "We have celebrated the new year grandly and we all looking forward to this kite festival.
IT is sad to hear of the threat of closure to the grandly built Broadway library.
Come chucking out time Rod grandly invited us all back to his hotel suite for a sherbet or two.
Summary: Beijing: As China grandly opened its showcase annual parliamentary session in Beijing on Tuesday, the .
The festival offers five different programs, including "Art-on-the-Fly," which takes audiences around South Lake Union via a streetcar, finishing grandly with live music and dancing in Lake Union Park.
Summary: ABU DHABI - Abdulrahman Al Ali's parents beamed with pride when their son took his place at the grandly decorated podium to receive his certificate of recognition from Shaikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs.
John Simpson, their grandly named World Affairs Editor, is another who seems to have convinced his employers that no event really counts until he and his ego have landed.