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[groh] /ˈgroʊ/
Antoine Jean
[ahn-twan zhahn] /ɑ̃ˈtwan ʒɑ̃/ (Show IPA),
Baron, 1771–1835, French painter. Unabridged
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  • The Gros airain, he declares to be the little bell of the palaces.

  • It's nothing then but the Gros moyens; all his delicacy perishes.

    The Tragic Muse Henry James
  • I will give you,' he said, 'twenty Rees and Gros Ventres to escort you past the hostile camp.'

    Old Indian Days [AKA Ohiyesa], Charles A. Eastman
  • The Grosvenor (Gros veneur), great hunter, was a royal servant.

    The Romance of Names Ernest Weekley
  • A Gros Ventre boy saw them, but did not know what they were, so he got up from his desk and went close to the teacher.

  • “You must be kind to Gros, herr,” said the old Swiss reproachfully.

    The Crystal Hunters George Manville Fenn
  • Fortunately Edith, who was nearest to the door, was completely shrouded from Gros Jean's observation.

  • Gros has been looked upon as a companion by Andregg for these many years.

    The Crystal Hunters George Manville Fenn
  • Gros stands far above David and all his rivals in his power of 210 perception.

  • However, I achieved my purpose, which was to overhear Gros Jean's request.

British Dictionary definitions for Gros


/French ɡro/
Baron Antoine Jean (ɑ̃twan ʒɑ̃). 1771–1835, French painter, noted for his battle scenes
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