great group

noun

Definition of great group

: a category below the suborder and above the subgroup in the hierarchy of soil classification comprising one or more subgroups based on similarities in horizons or characteristics of moisture or temperature

called also great soil group

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The people involved in the event, from cyclists to volunteers, are a great group. Melanie Savage, courant.com, "Steeple Chase Fundraiser Benefits Homeless, Poor and Addicted," 2 Aug. 2019 Veterans Jared Thomas and Rashawn Slater started every game last season, but the rest of the unit faces the challenge of identifying the next great group of Northwestern linemen. Matt Murschel, orlandosentinel.com, "2019 College Football Rankings: No. 29 Northwestern pushes to move up in Big Ten," 27 July 2019 Getty ImagesANDREW MILLIGAN Theodora Rose is joining a great group of bridesmaids at the royal wedding. Kayleigh Roberts, Marie Claire, "Theodora Rose Williams Will Reportedly Be a Page Girl at Princess Eugenie's Wedding," 30 Sep. 2018 This is one of the greatest group of kids that will ever go through New Trier. Steve Millar, chicagotribune.com, "New Trier caps 'wonderful season' with another second-place trophy," 4 June 2018 This a great group of ladies committed to actively improving life for women in Medina County. Sam Boyer, cleveland.com, "AAUW awards scholarships to two local women: Whit & Whimsey," 7 June 2019 The crowd were mostly Welsh, but there was a great group of away fans supporting, the girls were elated. SI.com, "Road to Women's World Cup: Lynne Cameron Reveals Stories of the Lionesses' Behind the Scenes Photos," 6 June 2019 Will this ultimately be the greatest group in Washington football history? Mike Vorel, The Seattle Times, "Can UW Huskies secure the best class of the Chris Petersen era (and beyond) on national signing day?," 6 Feb. 2019 Very fortunate to be adding another award in my first season playing with this great group of players! SI.com, "Liverpool Defender Dejan Lovren Takes Sly Dig at ‘Mr Touch’ Harry Kane on Instagram," 1 May 2018

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First Known Use of great group

1960, in the meaning defined above

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