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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Grandee  \Gran*dee"\,  n.  [Sp.  grande.  See  {Grand}.] 
  A  man  of  elevated  rank  or  station;  a  nobleman.  In  Spain,  a 
  nobleman  of  the  first  rank,  who  may  be  covered  in  the  king's 
  presence. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  grandee 
  n  :  a  nobleman  of  highest  rank  in  Spain  or  Portugal 




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