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  • adjective Of a cup of coffee at Starbucks; smaller than venti but larger than tall, usually 16 ounces. No coffee vendor other than Starbucks uses "Grande" to mean large.


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  • This gentleman is a _grande segnore, grande segnore, grande segnore_; and this lady a _granda dama, granda dama.

    Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme

  • Lady Townley was not only beyond my powers, but has never been seen on the English stage since the days of Mrs. Abington and Miss Farren, the latter elegant and spirited actress being held by those who had seen both less like the original great lady than her predecessor; while even the Théâtre Français, where consummate study and reverend tradition of elder art still prevail, has lost more and more the secret of _la grande manière_ in a gradual descent from the _grande dame_ of Mademoiselle

    Records of a Girlhood

  • In fact, tall is large and grande is Spanish for large. Stories / Popular

  • And by the way, grande is Spanish for large, not medium. > ZUG Live

  • Schlafly--political activist, bestselling author, syndicated columnist, radio personality--is often called the grande dame of the conservative movement she is perhaps best known for her successful campaign to stop passage of the Equal Rights Amendment and founding of the national volunteer organization known as the Eagle Forum.

    'Feminists Love Divorce!'

  • "You gonna give me a freakin 'grande, no-whip mocha," I say in a menacing voice, "or am I gonna have to blow you a new bodily orifice?"

    For My F-Fellow St-Stutterers

  • Just one clarification regarding River Plate shirt: the translation for "El más grande" is actually "The biggest", as River Plate claims that is the biggest and most important futbol team of Argentina.

    River Plate shirt 2008-09 season

  • After Jennet's first argumentum grande is rejected by Parliament, she resolves to write a superior sequel, even though her husband worries that "in constructing this second and more elaborate treatise, you will grievously neglect our daughter."

    The Last Witchfinder by James Morrow: Questions

  • Huevos muchos grande is Setphen Colbert’s term for what we would call brass balls, as you likely already know.

    Think Progress » Notification of ‘Target’ Status: Rove’s Red Herring

  • Posada San Rafael in the southwest corner of la plaza grande was around $300 - 350 pesos for the two of us last autumn and is a good bit nicer than basic.

    Budget Accomodations in Patzcuaro?


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