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[Dutch khroh-tuh; English groht] /Dutch ˈxroʊ tə; English groʊt/
[Dutch khey-rahrt;; English gair-hahrt] /Dutch ˈxeɪ rɑrt;; English ˈgɛər hɑrt/ (Show IPA),
(Gerardus Magnus) 1340–84, Dutch religious reformer, educator, and author: founder of the order of Brethren of the Common Life.
Also, Groot, Groete. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Leaving Jan in observation the two men made their way now in the direction of the Groote Markt.

    The Laughing Cavalier Baroness Orczy
  • Groote Schuur is one of the best-known estates in the world.

    An African Adventure Isaac F. Marcosson
  • Groote Schuur has been described so much that it is not necessary for me to dwell upon its charm and atmosphere here.

    An African Adventure Isaac F. Marcosson
  • "Save when he is hanging on a gibbet in the Groote Markt," broke in Maria viciously.

    The Laughing Cavalier Baroness Orczy
  • There, lying blinking benignly in the sun, are the famous lions of Groote Schuur—almost monuments in themselves.

  • Groote Schuur is the property of the Government and he owes his tenancy of it entirely to the fortunes of politics.

    An African Adventure Isaac F. Marcosson
  • They proceeded apparently from men supposed to act on their own initiative, but who were known to be in favour at Groote Schuur.

    Cecil Rhodes Princess Catherine Radziwill
  • What does 'Groote oppruiming' mean, written up everywhere in the shops?

  • The intrigues which made Groote Schuur such a disagreeable place were always a source of intense wonder to me.

    Cecil Rhodes Princess Catherine Radziwill
  • In the morning of the 5th we got under way, and steered eastward for Groote Eylandt, which I now intended to circumnavigate.

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