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Grand Rapids   /grænd rˈæpədz/   Listen
Grand Rapids

noun
1.
A city in west central Michigan; noted for manufacturing furniture.






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"Grand Rapids" Quotes from Famous Books



... and speakers of the National Association then held meetings at Milwaukee, Wis., Bloomington, Ill., Grand Rapids, Mich., Lafayette and Terre Haute, Ind., and reached Cincinnati in time for the Democratic National Convention, June 22. They were received here with unexpected courtesy. Mayor Prince, of Boston, and Mr. Eaton, of Kansas, presented ...
— The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony (Volume 2 of 2) • Ida Husted Harper

... cabinet he ordered from Grand Rapids. We can't cart it around all day. Can't you let us in so ...
— The Exploits of Elaine • Arthur B. Reeve

... your child the same as you would with your banker. If you tell a child you will do anything, either do it or give the child the reason why. Truth is born of confidence. It comes from the lips of love and liberty. I was over in Michigan the other day. There was a boy over there at Grand Rapids about five or six years old, a nice, smart boy, as you will see from the remark he made—what you might call a nineteenth century boy. His father and mother had promised to take him out riding. They had promised to take him out riding ...
— Lectures of Col. R. G. Ingersoll, Volume I • Robert Green Ingersoll

... the sailor suit," said Miss Morris, gazing at the top of the smoke-stack, "is Miss Kitty Flood, of Grand Rapids. This is her first voyage, and she thinks a steamer is something like a yacht, and dresses for the part accordingly. She does not know that it is ...
— The Princess Aline • Richard Harding Davis

... 10. Grand Rapids, Wis., Feb. 21.—Two miles north of the city a large grey fox fought for its life this morning, and lost. Conrad Wittman shot and wounded him a mile south of Hunter's Point. The fox was trailed by the dogs past Regele's creamery, ...
— News Writing - The Gathering , Handling and Writing of News Stories • M. Lyle Spencer



Words linked to "Grand Rapids" :   metropolis, Great Lakes State, mi, city, Michigan, Wolverine State, urban center



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