granary granary

Definition(s):

  • (n) a storehouse for threshed grain or animal feed

Usage(s):

  1. Terrified natives opened their granary to the armed trespassers, knowing that meant some of their own people would likely starve come winter.
  2. The American Midwest is essentially the granary of the world, supplying corn, wheat and other crops to markets from Chile to China.
  3. It would be a great disaster if the ever-normal granary were converted into an abnormal granary by loans completely out of line with the weather and the market.

News

  • Save the Bridge

    A special "Save the Bridge" meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 19 at the Rapp-Owen Granary, located at 413 W. Granary Street in New Harmony, Ind.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Carmi Times

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Quotes

  1. Pleasant Grove City "can safely exhale," Scalia wrote. "Its residents and visitors can now return to enjoying Pioneer Park 's wishing well, its historic granary -- and, yes, even its Ten Commandments monument -- without fear that they are...
    on Feb 25, 2009 By: Antonin Scalia Source: Church Executive Magazine

  2. "That region is really the granary of South Asia," said Rajendra Pachauri, chairman of the IPCC, referring to the northern part of the Indian subcontinent that relies on waters from the mountains.
    on Apr 23, 2007 By: Rajendra Pachauri Source: Daily Times

  3. "What for others is a crisis, Brazil has to face as an opportunity to truly transform ourselves into the granary of the world," Lula told a gathering Wednesday in the southern city of Curitiba.
    on Jul 3, 2008 By: Lula da Silva Source: Fresh News

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