Grandee meaning

grăn-dē
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A person of eminence or high rank.
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A Spanish or Portuguese nobleman of the highest rank.
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A man of high rank; important personage.
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A person of high rank.
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A high ranking nobleman in Spain or Portugal.
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The title for a high ranking nobleman in Spain or Portugal.
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Origin of grandee

  • Spanish grande from Latin grandis great

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin grandis (“large, great”).

    From Wiktionary