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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Groves, Leslie Richard Grovesnoun

    United States general who served as military director of the atomic bomb project (1896-1970)


  1. groves

    Groves are small groups of trees, smaller than a forest and typically without undergrowth. They can either occur naturally or can be planted and cultivated. The term is also often used to refer to a small orchard or stand of fruit-bearing trees, particularly citrus trees.


  1. Groves

    Groves is a city in Jefferson County, Texas, United States. The population was 15,733 at the 2000 census. A July 1, 2008 U.S. Census Bureau estimate placed the population at 14,393. It is part of the Beaumont–Port Arthur Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Groves is ranked #1447 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Groves surname appeared 24,629 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 8 would have the surname Groves.

    84.5% or 20,819 total occurrences were White.
    9.5% or 2,352 total occurrences were Black.
    2.5% or 633 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2% or 500 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.8% or 197 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.5% or 128 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of groves in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of groves in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of groves in a Sentence

  1. Garrett Dickman:

    It was one of the groves where we got a few hours of prep work and those trees that we did the emergency prep work around, from the picture, they are the ones that did survive and all the rest of them -- it doesn't look promising.

  2. Camus Celli:

    Those closest to Cady Groves want people to know Cady Groves loved music, laughter, cooking, tacos and, especially, Cady Groves family, cady Groves was so excited to finally be putting out this body of music that Cady Groves had worked for so long on( over a year).

  3. Drew Barrymore:

    I loved going to her house, it was like a hacienda type of like beautiful home off of Coldwater Canyon, very Los Angeles. She just had a very open home. I’d been there for parties, her office in the daytime. It was classic, Spanish, California – sunshine, orange groves and creativity.

  4. Christy Brigham:

    My first reaction was to cry, my second reaction was to work with colleagues to submit grant proposals to fund additional forest treatments, prioritize groves for treatment, and work with other scientists and experts to increase the pace and scale of forest treatments to protect the remaining old-growth sequoias.

  5. Chase Kimmel:

    It's one thing to read about habitat loss and development and another to be driving for 30-40 minutes through miles of orange groves just to get to a really small conservation site, it puts into perspective how much habitat loss affects all the animals that live in this area.

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