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Definition of "grange" []

  • Chiefly Northeastern U.S. An association of farmers founded in the United States in 1867. (noun)
  • Chiefly Northeastern U.S. One of the branch lodges of this association. (noun)
  • Chiefly British A farm, especially the residence and outbuildings of a gentleman farmer. (noun)
  • Archaic A granary. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "grange" in a sentence
  • "I am calling the grange women and telling them no more historical romance novels allowed in the books they bring here."
  • "The Comte de Maucombe's servants donned their old laced liveries and hats, the coachman his great top-boots; we sat five in the antiquated carriage, and arrived in state about two o'clock -- the dinner was for three -- at the grange, which is the dwelling of the"
  • "1932 -- Liberty, New Florida Robert Lee found Luisa Hernandez waiting for him within the community hall, the place he and the others who'd built it with their bare hands had once called the grange hall."