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adjective (SPLENDID)    /ɡrænd/
C1 impressive and large or important: The Palace of Versailles is very grand. They always entertain their guests in grand style.Expensive and luxuriousCosting too much used in the name of a place or building to show that it is large or beautiful and deserves to be admired: the Grand Hotel the Grand Canyon the Grand CanalBig and quite bigEnormousBuildings in generalShops, markets and auctionsRestaurants and cafes grandness     /ˈɡrænd.nəs/ noun [U] ImportanceUseful or advantageousBig and quite bigEnormousExpensive and luxuriousCosting too much
(Definition of grand adjective (SPLENDID) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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