What is greater?

  • (adj): Greater in size or importance or degree.
    Example: "For the greater good of the community"; "the greater Antilles"

Some articles on greater:

French Mandate For Syria And The Lebanon - States Created During The French Mandate - State of Greater Lebanon
... the establishment of the State of Greater Lebanon (French État du Grand Liban) (Arabic دولة لبنان الكبير) ... Greater Lebanon was created by France to be a "safe haven" for the Maronite population of the Mutasarrifia (Ottoman administrative unit) of Mount Lebanon ... However, Greater Lebanon included in addition to Mount Lebanon other mainly Muslim regions that were not part of the Maronite Mutasarrifia, and hence the word "greater." Those regions ...
Greater Metropolitan Area Of Porto
... The Greater Metropolitan Area of Porto (PortugueseGrande Área Metropolitana do Porto) is a metropolitan area in coastal northern Portugal which covers 16 municipalities, including the City of Porto, making ... The Greater Metropolitan Area of Porto is a union of metropolitan municipalities (Grande Área Metropolitana), comprising both Grande Porto Subregion and Entre Douro e Vouga ...
Greater Flameback
... The Greater Flameback (Chrysocolaptes lucidus) also known as Greater Goldenback, Large Golden-backed Woodpecker or Malherbe's Golden-backed Woodpecker, is ...
Przemysł I Of Greater Poland
... Przemysł I (5 June 1220/4 June 1221 – 4 June 1257) was a Duke of Greater Poland (during 1241–1247 with his brother as co-ruler according to some ... He was the eldest son of Władysław Odonic, Duke of Greater Poland by his wife Hedwig, who was probably daughter of Duke Mestwin I of Pomerania, or a member of the ... given to him in the almost contemporary Chronicle of Greater Poland ...
Growth Of Mumbai
816,562 1872 644,605 (census) 1881 773,196 (census) 1891 821,764 (census) 1901 812,912 (Greater Bombay) 1911 1,018,388 1921 1,244,934 1931 1,268,936 1941 1,686,127 1951 2,966,902 1961 4,152,056 ... Thané) 2005 18,366,088 (Greater Mumbai, incl ...

Famous quotes containing the word greater:

    ‘Tis hard to say, if greater want of skill
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    The greater number of men are merely corporals.
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