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Grand Pré

[gran prey; French grahn prey] /ˈgræn ˈpreɪ; French grɑ̃ ˈpreɪ/
noun
1.
a village in central Nova Scotia, on Minas Basin: locale of Longfellow's Evangeline.
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  • Do you know, gentlemen, what this grand-pre's little game was?

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  • She has been here for five days, and if only you knew, grand-pre, what a little wretch she is!

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Grand Pré

/ɡrɒn preɪ; French ɡrɑ̃ pre/
noun
1.
a village in SE Canada, in W Nova Scotia: setting of Longfellow's Evangeline
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