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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Graves, Robert Graves, Robert Ranke Gravesnoun

    English writer known for his interest in mythology and in the classics (1895-1985)

Wiktionary

  1. Gravesnoun

    a region close to Bordeaux in south-western France.

  2. Gravesnoun

    the dry white wine produced in this region.

  3. Gravesnoun

    derived from Grave.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Graves

    the sediment of melted tallow. Same as Greaves

Freebase

  1. Graves

    Graves is an important subregion of the Bordeaux wine region. Graves is situated on the left bank of the Garonne river, in the upstream part of the region, southeast of the city Bordeaux and stretch over 50 kilometres. Graves is the only Bordeaux subregion which is famed for all three of Bordeaux' three main wine types—reds, dry whites and sweet wines—although red wines dominate the total production. Graves AOC is also the name of one Appellation d'origine contrôlée which covers most, but not all of the Graves subregion. The area encompasses villages including Sauternes, Pessac, Talence, Léognan, Martillac, Saint-Morillon, and Portets. The name Graves derives from its intensely gravelly soil. The soil is the result of glaciers from the Ice Age, which also left white quartz deposits that can still be found in the soil of some of the top winemaking estates.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of graves in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of graves in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of graves in a Sentence

  1. Stanford University historian Adrienne Mayor:

    Excavations of Eurasian graves have uncovered battle-scarred female skeletons dressed in tunics and trousers, and buried with quivers full of arrows, battle-axes, spears, and horse gear, so we know that genuine warrior women really existed at the time and places reported by the ancient Greeks and other cultures.

  2. Lane Graves on Wednesday:

    Melissa and I continue to deal with the loss of our beloved boy, Lane, and are overwhelmed with the support and love we have received from family and friends in our community as well as from around the country, we understand the public's interest, but as we move forward this weekend, we ask for and appreciate the privacy we need to lay our son to rest. Neither Melissa, Lane Graves on Wednesday or anyone from our family will be speaking publicly ; Lane Graves on Wednesday simply can not at this time.

  3. Mathew Morris:

    What stands out more is the contrast between the care and attention taken with these burials -- large, neatly dug graves with coffins -- and the crudeness of Richard III's grave, the more we examine it, the clearer it becomes how atypical Richard III's burial really was.

  4. Sydney Smith:

    A great deal of talent is lost to the world for want of a little courage. Every day sends to their graves obscure men whose timidity prevented them from making a first effort.

  5. Julius Caesar:

    He bestows the world like a colossus, and we petty men walk under his huge legs, to peep about, and find ourselves dishonorable graves. The fault dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves, that we are underlings.

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