grange

noun \ ˈgrānj \

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3 capitalized : one of the lodges of a national fraternal association originally made up of farmers; also : the association itself

Examples of grange in a Sentence

  1. asked the community's farmers to meet at the Howard family grange to help raise a new barn

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Origin and Etymology of grange

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

grange Synonyms

Synonyms
estate, farmstead, farm, ranch
Related Words
cropland, farmland, farmyard; farmhouse, hacienda, homestead, manor, plantation, spread; croft [chiefly British], smallholding [chiefly British], station, steading; garden, orchard


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