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3 capitalized : one of the lodges of a national fraternal association originally made up of farmers also : the association itself

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Synonyms for grange


estate, farm, farmstead, ranch

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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

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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,, "Ekonk Grange Opens Doors To Community," 19 Aug. 2019 Granik presents this grange and trailer park culture without a trace of condescension. Peter Rainer, The Christian Science Monitor, "'Leave No Trace' shows empathy for those on the fringes of society," 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, "From chocolate to shrubs: the winners of 2018 Good Food Awards," 19 Jan. 2018 The grange is located in the Hillstown corner of East Hartford, Glastonbury, and Manchester. Courant Community, "Community News For The Glastonbury Edition," 26 Dec. 2017 Contact the grange at for more information. Courant Community, "Community News For The Valley Edition," 11 Sep. 2017 Contact the grange at for more information. Courant Community, "Community News For The Valley Edition," 29 Aug. 2017

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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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to make a temporary encampment

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