Grasse

biographical name
\ ˈgras How to pronounce Grasse (audio) , ˈgräs\

Definition of Grasse

 (Entry 1 of 2)

François-Joseph-Paul 1722–1788 Comte de Grasse and Marquis de Grasse-Tilly \ -​tē-​ˈyē How to pronounce -tē-ˈyē (audio)\ French naval officer

Grasse

geographical name
\ ˈgras How to pronounce Grasse (audio) , ˈgräs\

Definition of Grasse (Entry 2 of 2)

commune in southeastern France west of Nice population 51,036

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