Definition of Grand national

1. Noun. An annual steeplechase run in Liverpool, England.

Generic synonyms: Steeplechase

Definition of Grand national

1. Proper noun. The premier steeplechase (horse race over fences) in the United Kingdom ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Grand National

Grand Banks
Grand Canal
Grand Canyon
Grand Canyon National Park
Grand Canyon State
Grand Duchy
Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
Grand Guignol
Grand Inquisitor
Grand Island
Grand Lama
Grand Marnier
Grand Master
Grand Masters
Grand National
Grand Poobah
Grand Poobahs
Grand Prix
Grand Rapids
Grand Slam
Grand Teton
Grand Teton National Park
Grand Tour
Grandma Moses

Literary usage of Grand national

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Archery by Charles James Longman, Henry Walrond (1901)
"CHAPTER XI THE grand national AND OTHER PUBLIC MEETINGS 1 BY COLONEL WALROND THE grand national MEETING IT has been shown in the last chapter that public ..."

2. The Chartist Movement in Its Social and Economic Aspects by Frank Ferdinand Rosenblatt (1916)
"The " grand national movement " was on its way. It was but a short time after those lines had been penned that from ..."

3. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"Tho grand national Steeplechase is run on the Aintree course, Liverpool. S tel' vio. The pass of the Stelvio. The highest carriage-road in Europe (9176 feet ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"Under the auspices of the " grand national Society " archery has been conducted through all the stages of actual revival and establishment ua favourite ..."

5. The History of Paraguay: With Notes of Personal Observations, and by Charles Ames Washburn (1871)
"grand national Testimonial to Marsha] Lopez. — Public Meetings and Addresses. — Specimen of the Adulation of the Masses. — Discourse of Adelina Lopez. ..."

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