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GRAND. An epithet frequently used to denote that the thing. to which it is joined is of more importance and dignity, than other things of the same name; as, grand assize, a writ in a real action to determine the right of property in land; grand cape, a writ used in England, on a plea of land, when the tenant makes default in appearance at the day given for the king to take the land into his hands; grand days, among the English lawyers, are those days in term which are solemnly kept in the inns of court and chancery, namely, Candlemas day, in Hilary term; Ascension day, in Easter term; and All Saint's day, in Michaelmas term; which days are dies non juridici. Grand distress is the name of a writ so called because of its extent, namely, to all. the goods and chattels of the party distrained within the county; this writ is believed to be peculiar to England. Grand Jury. (q. v.) Grand serjeantry, the name of an ancient English military tenure.

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Meanwhile, the bands that have proceeded to the grand finale are Adm, Adam Nana, FM band, We2, HF, JS, 4G, Fv, DV and Nkwa.
As runners-up of the AWS Hackdays 2018 Grand Finale, Makati Boyz (Philippines) took home an Amazon Gift Card worth $100 per team member.
Langat, who emerged the winner during the event's Nairobi qualifiers at Windsor on July 27, is at the moment putting final touches to his preps ahead of the Grand Finale which returns to Belek for the umpteenth time.
"I would know if it was going to be a 'grand finale', but I don't want any competition to feel like a grand finale.
Dish TV, along with IncubateIND, shortlisted more than 40 teams for the 30-hour open-format grand finale. During the grand finale, participants got an opportunity to interact with industry experts and work with mentors to co-create and co-develop.
And, given Ant's absence, viewers were wondered if the song choices for the show's grand finale were reaching out to him.
The Season 2 grand finale will feature several food vendors including Salt, Karak House, Clinton Street Baking, The Inventing Room, Khaleej Tacos and Bash Ahmad, among others, offering a delectable choice of culinary surprises.
Scheduled to take place till March 3 under the theme 'Fashion re-imagined', the mall is hosting weekly fashion and beauty events, product promotions, as well as an exclusive Grand Finale fashion runway show on March 2.
KARACHI -- The action packed and glittering Miss Veet 2017 wrapped up with a huge grand finale in Expo Center, where the winner was crowned.
By LARRY NGALAThe par-70 Nyanza Golf Club course in Kisumu City is all set to host the 2017 Sunset Golfing Society grand finale Friday.This year's event has attracted a field of 114 players despite the fact that it is being held on a week day as opposed to the usual weekends.
The final phase of the mission, called the Grand Finale, will end the spacecraft's 20 years in space.