Usage examples for GRANDE

  1. Do you mean it's going to let you take Casa Grande off her ladyship's hands? – The Prairie Mother by Arthur Stringer
  2. They secretly envied Giselle because she was going to be a grande dame, while all the while they asserted that old- fashioned distinctions had no longer any meaning. – Jacqueline, Complete by (Mme. Blanc) Th. Bentzon Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  3. The Congress of Texas on the 19th of December, 1836, passed " An act to define the boundaries of the Republic of Texas," in which they declared the Rio Grande from its mouth to its source to be their boundary, and by the said act they extended their " civil and political jurisdiction" over the country up to that boundary. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  4. New Mexico received that part of Colorado lying south of the Arkansas River, and east of the Rio Grande. – Colorado--The Bright Romance of American History by F. C. Grable
  5. All that was then known of the interior of Mindanao was the Lanao Lake, the lower course of the Pulangin or Rio Grande from its mouth to Lahabay, and the lake region belonging to the river of Ligauasan or Buluan. – The Friars in the Philippines by Ambrose Coleman
  6. This is the typical landscape of the Sila Grande. – Old Calabria by Norman Douglas
  7. We fell in at night in the Grande Place- the little square that has probably seen more British troops come and go than any other town in northern France- and waited there for the battalion to form up. – From the St. Lawrence to the Yser with the 1st Canadian brigade by Frederic C. Curry
  8. She once said to me:- Miss Mix, did you ever have the grande passion? – Condensed Novels by Bret Harte
  9. The main start was made May 25, 1889, from the Rio Grande Western's tracks across the Green River, with six boats and sixteen men. – The-Grand-Canyon-of-Arizona-how-to-see-it by James, George Wharton
  10. The band on board, you also remember, was playing the music of La Grande Duchesse. – Mrs. Falchion, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 12, 2009
  11. Then the Cardigan crew fell upon it while Jules Rondeau ran the train back to the Laguna Grande yards, dismissed his crew, returned to the mill- office, and released the manager. – The Valley of the Giants by Peter B. Kyne
  12. A grande dame visiting an elementary school listened to the telling of an exciting story from fiction, and was impressed by the thrill of delight which passed through the children. – The Art of the Story-Teller by Marie L. Shedlock
  13. " But I like it all," exclaimed Patty, giggling at comical Rosamond, but standing up for her own opinions; " of course I'm not envious a mite, and I don't know even as I'd care to live in this way all the time, but it's lovely for a few days, and I'm just going to pretend I'm La Grande Mademoiselle." – Patty in Paris by Carolyn Wells
  14. From the Rio Grande to " Fifty- four forty," indeed, would have made nice measurements for the Saxon cattle- range. – The Passing of the Frontier A Chronicle of the Old West, Volume 26 in The Chronicles Of America Series by Emerson Hough
  15. Can Grande knit his black brows; he objected to be crossed, and the more so when he had a sneaking thought that he was rightly crossed. – Little Novels of Italy Madonna Of The Peach-Tree, Ippolita In The Hills, The Duchess Of Nona, Messer Cino And The Live Coal, The Judgment Of Borso by Maurice Henry Hewlett
  16. There is but one street- La Grande Rue- and that has space and landscape on one side, and houses built against and into the rock on the other. – Castles and Cave Dwellings of Europe by Sabine Baring-Gould
  17. Finally, when their Majesties had finished the circle, they met at the end of the ball- room; every one made a grande reverence, and they bowed graciously in response and withdrew. – The Sunny Side of Diplomatic Life, 1875-1912 by Lillie DeHegermann-Lindencrone
  18. He was in the saddle again, and headed back for Casa Grande, when he caught sight of Peter at work on the windmill. – The Prairie Mother by Arthur Stringer
  19. This is about our Grande Course. – Notes of a Son and Brother by Henry James