grounds grounds  /ˈɡraʊndz/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) your basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief
  2. (n) the enclosed land around a house or other building
  3. (n) a tract of land cleared for some special purposes (recreation or burial etc.)
  4. (n) a justification for something existing or happening
  5. (n) dregs consisting of solid particles (especially of coffee) that form a residue

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News

  1. Some question choice of tree for Arch grounds

    The ash trees on the grounds of the Gateway Arch are expected to die off soon, and they're being removed. But the sapling picked as their replacement has its own problems.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: St. Joseph News-Press

  2. Lil Wayne Shoots 'God Bless Amerika' Video In New Orleans

    Weezy headed back to his old stomping grounds in Hollygrove, New Orleans to shoot his latest visual "God Bless Amerika." Watch him rock out in honor of the star-spangled banner in the Eif Rivera-directed visual below. The single comes off his album I Am Not A Human Being II . Check out more flicks at LilWayneHQ .
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Vibe Magazine

  3. GC BASEBALL: Corsicana pitcher, Grounds, named All-Golden Circle MVP

    Corsicana ace Holden Grounds, who went 11-1 with an 0.93 ERA with 109 strikeouts while batting .463, was named the Daily Sun's Golden Circle MVP of baseball.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Corsicana Daily Sun

Quotes

  1. "If the Senate Judiciary Committee were to block Judge Mukasey on these grounds, they would set a new standard for confirmation that could not be met by any responsible nominee for attorney general," Bush said.
    on Nov 1, 2007 By: President Bush Source: USA Today

  2. "Australians are entitled to a fairer share of our inheritance of the mineral wealth that lies in our grounds," she said.
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: Julia Gillard Source: CNN (blog)

  3. Jordaan, when asked in an interview if he would get rid of them, answered: "If there are grounds to do so, yes. We did say that if any land on the pitch in anger we will take action."
    on Jun 14, 2010 By: Danny Jordaan Source: ESPN

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