Greece
Gree \Gree\, n.; pl. {Grees} (gr[=e]z); obs. plurals {Greece} (gr[=e]s) {Grice} (gr[imac]s or gr[=e]s), {Grise}, {Grize} (gr[imac]z or gr[=e]z), etc. [OF. gr['e], F. grade. See {Grade.}] A step. [1913 Webster]

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