Grosvenor
biographical name Gilbert Hovey 1875-1966 American geographer & editor

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Grosvenor — (pronEng|ˈɡroʊvənʊər, Norman French for great hunter or fat hunter , Grand Veneur in standard French) may refer to:People*Ebenezer O. Grosvenor (1820–1910), an American politician from Michigan *Edwin S. Grosvenor, publisher of American Heritage …   Wikipedia

  • Grosvenor — [ˈɡroʊvənər], normannisch für Großjägermeister, französisch Grand Veneur, ist der Name von Grosvenor (Familie), britische Großgrundbesitzer Grosvenor (Texas), Ort in den USA Grosvenor Bridge (oft auch Victoria Railway Bridge genannt),… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Grosvenor — Recorded in the spellings of Grosvenor, Gravener, Gravenor, Gravinor, and possibly others, this surname is English but of medieval French origins. It is or was occupational. Deriving from the words gros veneur , meaning chief huntsman, a very… …   Surnames reference

  • Grosvenor — Groupe Grosvenor Le Groupe Grosvenor est une société immobilière entièrement détenue par le Duc de Westminster et sa famille. A la base, les ancêtres du Duc sont des grands propriétaires terriens à Mayfair, Belgravia et Knightsbridge; ils ont… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Grosvenor — /grohv neuhr/, n. Gilbert Hovey, 1875 1966, U.S. geographer, writer, and editor. * * * …   Universalium

  • Grosvenor — /grohv neuhr/, n. Gilbert Hovey, 1875 1966, U.S. geographer, writer, and editor …   Useful english dictionary

  • Grosvenor Square — (pronounced Grove ner Square ) is a large garden square in the exclusive Mayfair district of London, England. It is the centrepiece of the Mayfair property of the Dukes of Westminster, and takes its name from their surname, Grosvenor . Sir… …   Wikipedia

  • Grosvenor House — was one of the largest private houses situated on London s exclusive Park Lane in the district of Mayfair. The house was the home of the Grosvenor family (better known as the Dukes of Westminster) for more than a century. Their original London… …   Wikipedia

  • Grosvenor Museum — is in Grosvenor Street, Chester, Cheshire, England (gbmapping|SJ404659). It is a Grade II listed building.cite web |url=http://www.imagesofengland.org.uk/search/details.aspx?pid=1 id=470255 |title=Images of England: Grosvenor Museum… …   Wikipedia

  • Grosvenor Park, Chester — Grosvenor Park is a public park in the city of Chester, Cheshire, England (gbmapping|SJ412663). It consists of AcreAndHectare |20| round=2 of land overlooking the River Dee. It is regarded as one of the finest and most complete examples of… …   Wikipedia

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