What is grand?

  • (adj): Of or befitting a lord.
    Synonyms: august, lordly
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on grand:

Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna Of Russia - False Reports of Survival and Identification of Romanov Remains
... Anderson had not provided sufficient proof to claim the identity of the grand duchess ... the DNA tests proving she could not have been the Grand Duchess had "won the day." In another incident, eight witnesses reported the recapture of a young woman after an apparent escape attempt ... Anastasia when they were shown photographs of the grand duchess by White Russian Army investigators ...
Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna Of Russia - Biography - Association With Grigori Rasputin
... In the autumn of 1907, Anastasia's aunt Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia was escorted to the nursery by the Tsar to meet Rasputin ... Tyutcheva told Nicholas's sister, Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna of Russia, that Rasputin visited the girls, talked with them while they were getting ready for bed, and ... and insisted that "everything Rasputin does is holy." Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna was told that Vishnyakova's claim had been immediately investigated, but instead "they caught the young woman in bed ...
Alain Prost - Driving Career - Formula One - Rivalry With Ayrton Senna
... the two occurred during the Portuguese Grand Prix, where Senna tried to block Prost from taking the lead by forcing the Frenchman to run close to the pitwall Prost managed to edge Senna ... The rivalry intensified after the 1989 San Marino Grand Prix, where the two drivers had an agreement that neither would get in each other's way to the first corner (cf. 1982 San Marino Grand Prix) ...
Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna Of Russia - Biography - World War I and Revolution
... Dassel, who was treated at the hospital and knew Anastasia, recalled that the grand duchess had a "laugh like a squirrel," and walked rapidly "as though ... passed my window carrying the sick boy in his arms, behind him came the Grand Duchesses loaded with valises and small personal belongings ... circus." Yet another of the guards, however, called the youngest grand duchess "offensive and a terrorist" and complained that her occasionally provocative comments sometimes ...
Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna Of Russia - Ancestry
... Ancestors of Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia FFFF ... Louis II, Grand Duke of Hesse and by Rhine FFM ... Princess Louise Charlotte of Denmark Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia MFFF ...

More definitions of "grand":

  • (noun): A piano with the strings on a harp-shaped frame; usually supported by 3 legs.
    Synonyms: grand piano
  • (adj): Impressive in size or scope.
    Synonyms: heroic
  • (adj): Impressive in scale.
    Example: "In the grand manner"
    Synonyms: expansive

Famous quotes containing the word grand:

    We are now going through a period of demolition. In morals, in social life, in politics, in medicine, and in religion there is a universal upturning of foundations. But the day of reconstruction seems to be looming, and now the grand question is: Are there any sure and universal principles that will evolve a harmonious system in which we shall all agree?
    Catherine E. Beecher (1800–1878)

    An old French sentence says, “God works in moments,”M”En peu d’heure Dieu labeure.” We ask for long life, but ‘t is deep life, or grand moments, that signify. Let the measure of time be spiritual, not mechanical.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    That grand drama in a hundred acts, which is reserved for the next two centuries of Europe—the most terrible, most questionable and perhaps also the most hopeful of all dramas.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)