gentry gentry  /ˈdʒɛn tri/


  • (n) the most powerful members of a society


  1. Balloon jumping is already a popular sport among the English gentry, and is attracting the attention of playful Long Islanders.
  2. In 1947, when India became independent, the nation's wealth resided with the landed gentrythe zamindarswho lorded it over impoverished peasants.
  3. It is horse countryThoroughbreds, trotters and steeplechasersa quiet haven for the landed gentry.


  1. Late run lifts Jays to victory over Owls

    Aaron Gentry's one-out, RBI single in the eighth inning drove home Tyler Bowers with the winning run to vault Exeter to a 5-4 Berks Legion win over West Lawn Sunday afternoon at Reiffton.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Reading Eagle

  2. Grizzlies to interview Alvin Gentry for head coach opening

    Alvin Gentry will reportedly interview with the Memphis Grizzlies, as Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports reports that the coach most recently with the Phoenix Suns will meet with Memphis brass in Washington D.C. Friday. Gentry was fired by the Phoenix Suns -- well, they mutually parted ways -- in January, after his squad lost 13 of 15 games. They had been 13-25 when he left the squad, but were an ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: SB Nation

  3. Grizzlies to interview Alvin Gentry for head-coaching position

    Former Suns coach Alvin Gentry is among the candidates the Grizzlies are considering to replace Lionel Hollins as coach.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Yahoo! Sports

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