Greater may refer to:
- Greatness, the state of being great
- Greater than, in inequality
- In terms of geography and politics it is used in referring to a region or place together with the surrounding area, therefore implying expansive area and/or influence
Other articles related to "greater":
... The Greater Flameback (Chrysocolaptes lucidus) also known as Greater Goldenback, Large Golden-backed Woodpecker or Malherbe's Golden-backed Woodpecker, is a woodpecker species ...
1872 644,605 (census) 1881 773,196 (census) 1891 821,764 (census) 1901 812,912 (Greater Bombay) 1911 1,018,388 1921 1,244,934 1931 1,268,936 1941 1,686,127 1951 2,966,902 1961 4,152,056 ... Thané) 2005 18,366,088 (Greater Mumbai, incl ...
... June 1221 – 4 June 1257) was a Duke of Greater Poland (during 1241–1247 with his brother as co-ruler according to some historians during 1239–1241 sole Duke of Ujście ... He was the eldest son of Władysław Odonic, Duke of Greater Poland by his wife Hedwig, who was probably daughter of Duke Mestwin I of Pomerania, or a member of the ... to him in the almost contemporary Chronicle of Greater Poland ...
... The Greater Metropolitan Area of Porto (PortugueseGrande Área Metropolitana do Porto) is a metropolitan area in coastal northern Portugal which covers 16 ... The Greater Metropolitan Area of Porto is a union of metropolitan municipalities (Grande Área Metropolitana), comprising both Grande Porto Subregion and Entre Douro e Vouga Subregion which ...
1, 1920, General Gouraud proclaimed the establishment of the State of Greater Lebanon (French État du Grand Liban) (Arabic دولة لبنان الكبير) ... Greater Lebanon was created by France to be a "safe haven" for the Maronite population of the Mutasarrifia (Ottoman administrative unit) of Mount Lebanon ... However, Greater Lebanon included in addition to Mount Lebanon other mainly Muslim regions that were not part of the Maronite Mutasarrifia, and hence the word "greater." Those regions ...
Famous quotes containing the word greater:
“And what greater calamity can fall upon a nation than the loss of worship? Then all things go to decay. Genius leaves the temple to haunt the senate or the market.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)
“I came along at a time when there was a demand to give men greater visibility and opportunity. In white society they were saying, Women cant do it. In black society, they were saying, Women do too much. Its a diabolical situation.”
—Yvonne Braithwaite Burke (b. 1932)
“I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us, that the less we use our power the greater it will be.”
—Thomas Jefferson (17431826)