Definition of Groves

1. Noun. United States general who served as military director of the atomic bomb project (1896-1970).

Exact synonyms: Leslie Richard Groves
Generic synonyms: Full General, General



Definition of Groves

1. Noun. (plural of grove) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Groves

1. grove [n] - See also: grove

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Groves

grove
grove snail
groved
grovel
groveled
groveler
grovelers
groveless
groveling
grovelingly
grovelled
groveller
grovellers
grovelling
grovels
groves (current term)
grovet
grovets
grovy
grow
grow-op
grow-ops
grow a pair
grow cold
grow house
grow into
grow light
grow lights
grow on
grow op

Literary usage of Groves

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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1922)
"groves and LC groves duly qualified as administrators with the will annexed ... Forest M. groves had been, and at that time was, confined In the Westbrook ..."

2. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"groves AM) TREES, SACRED : In all stages of religious development the use of groves as places of worship is attested. These groves were not the result of ..."

3. The old curiosity shop by Charles Dickens (1858)
"This is the Valiant Soldier by James groves,—Jem groves—honest Jem groves, ... If any man has got anything to say again Jem groves, let him say it to Jem ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1904)
"... leaving a hollow shaft thirty or forty feet high. The habitat of the cypress is similar. The young groves are not so unmixed as those of the ..."

5. The Gentleman's Magazine (1824)
"Nor was their resort to woods and groves as much as surmised before the times of Pliny and Tacitus, who wrote under the despotic influenceof the higher ..."

6. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1820)
"A New Song, to the tune of the groves of Blarney, being in Lamentation for the unhappy death of Sir Daniel Donnelly, Kt. C. /. ..."

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