Groves

noun
United States general who served as military director of the atomic bomb project (1896-1970)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑general, ↑full general

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/grohvz/, n.
1. Leslie Richard, 1896-1970, U.S. general.
2. a city in SE Texas. 17,090.

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groves
dial. form of greaves.

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  • Groves — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Abraham Groves (1847–1935), kanadischer Mediziner Anthony Norris Groves (1795–1853), englischer Missionar Colin Groves, (* 1942), englisch australischer Anthropologe (1966 promoviert) Charles Groves… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Groves — may refer toIn places: * Groves, Texas, a US city * The Groves, an area of York, England * * Pleasant Groves, Alabama * Twin Groves, Arkansas * Webster Groves, MissouriOther: * Groves High School, a number of schools with this name * USS Stephen… …   Wikipedia

  • Groves — Groves, TX U.S. city in Texas Population (2000): 15733 Housing Units (2000): 6570 Land area (2000): 5.180936 sq. miles (13.418562 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.007498 sq. miles (0.019420 sq. km) Total area (2000): 5.188434 sq. miles (13.437982 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Groves, TX — U.S. city in Texas Population (2000): 15733 Housing Units (2000): 6570 Land area (2000): 5.180936 sq. miles (13.418562 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.007498 sq. miles (0.019420 sq. km) Total area (2000): 5.188434 sq. miles (13.437982 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Groves — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Patronyme Groves est un nom de famille notamment porté par : (ordre alphabétique) Colin Groves (né en 1942), anthropologue australien ; Kristina …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Groves — This surname recorded in the spellings of Grove, Groves, and Grover, is of Anglo Saxon pre 9th century origins. Deriving from the Olde German word graf , the surname is topographical or occupational for a dweller or worker by a grove or wood.… …   Surnames reference

  • Groves — Original name in latin Groves Name in other language State code US Continent/City America/Chicago longitude 29.94827 latitude 93.91712 altitude 10 Population 16144 Date 2011 05 14 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Groves — biographical name Leslie Richard 1896 1970 American general …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Groves — /grohvz/, n. 1. Leslie Richard, 1896 1970, U.S. general. 2. a city in SE Texas. 17,090. * * * …   Universalium

  • Groves — city, SE Texas 77619; pop. 16,513 …   Webster's Gazetteer

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