grange

noun
\ ˈgrānj How to pronounce grange (audio) \

Definition of grange

1 archaic : granary, barn
2 : farm especially : a farmhouse with outbuildings
3 capitalized : one of the lodges of a national fraternal association originally made up of farmers also : the association itself

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Examples of grange in a Sentence

asked the community's farmers to meet at the Howard family grange to help raise a new barn
Recent Examples on the Web Most of the region’s limited services, including the grange or community center, health clinic and general stores, are in the community of Big Sur north of the slide. Kurtis Alexander, San Francisco Chronicle, 10 Feb. 2021 In addition, the first 1,000 La grange area runners that sign up through the Rotary Club web site receive a coupon that can be redeemed for a free pumpkin pie. Hank Beckman, chicagotribune.com, 23 Nov. 2020 Before mini-mansions stood along River Road, there were farms, a country store, a grange hall. Washington Post, 3 Oct. 2020 Beamore was a monastic grange farm owned by the Cistercian abbey of Beaubec in Normandy. Alex Fox, Smithsonian Magazine, 23 Sep. 2020 Years ago, the state boasted 100 grange organizations with approximately 10,000 active members. Denise Coffey, courant.com, 19 Aug. 2019 The Ekonk Community Grange is one of the most active in the state, according to Russell Gray, past president and past state grange president. Denise Coffey, courant.com, 19 Aug. 2019 Granik presents this grange and trailer park culture without a trace of condescension. Peter Rainer, The Christian Science Monitor, 29 June 2018 Healdsburg’s modern grange, SHED, took awards in three categories for its pickled shiitake mushrooms, smoked trout and smoked black cod, and plum shiso shrub. Sarah Fritsche, San Francisco Chronicle, 19 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of grange

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for grange

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin granica, from Latin granum grain

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“Grange.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grange. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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