la grandeza
-the nobility
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grandeza

grandeza(
grahn
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (moral excellence)
a. nobility
Estoy admirado al ver la grandeza y la bondad de la gente en esta ciudad.I'm amazed at the nobility and kindness of the people in this city.
2. (distinction and importance)
a. greatness
La grandeza de un artista reside en su visión original de la realidad.The greatness of an artist lies in his original view of reality.
3. (vastness)
a. size
La grandeza de la Gran Pirámide te corta la respiración.The size of the Great Pyramid takes your breath away.
b. huge size
La grandeza del universo nos hace ver pequeños.The huge size of the universe makes us look small.
4. (splendour)
a. magnificence
Nos quedamos boquiabiertos ante la opulencia y grandeza del palacio.We were left open-mouthed at the opulence and magnificence of the palace.
b. grandeur
Es imposible capturar la grandeza de este paisaje montañoso con una cámara fotográfica.It's impossible to capture the grandeur of this mountain scene with a camera.
5. (Spanish aristocracy)
a. nobility
Toda la grandeza española asistió a la gala en el Palacio Real.All of the Spanish nobility were at the gala at the Royal Palace.
b. grandees
Parece que este hombre tiene más títulos que la grandeza española.This man seems to have more titles than the Spanish grandees.
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grandeza
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (de tamaño)
a. (great) size
2. (esplendor)
a. magnificence, grandeur
en toda su grandezain all its splendor o grandeur
3. (de sentimientos)
a. generosity, graciousness
4. (aristocracia)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a.
la grandezathe Spanish grandees
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grandeza
1 (nobleza) nobility
la grandeza de su acción humanitaria the nobility o greatness of his humanitarian action; grandeza de alma o espíritu magnanimity
Grandeza de alma y caballerosidad
2 [de artista etc] greatness
3 (esplendidez) grandness; impressiveness; (ostentación) grandeur; magnificence
4 (personas) grandees
plural
; (p)
la Grandeza de España the Spanish nobility
5 (rango) status of grandee
6 (tamaño) size; (gran tamaño) bigness; (magnitud) magnitude
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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