Definition of Granta from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



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  1. 1the local name for the river Cam as it flows through Cambridge, England. compare Isis
  2. 2a British publishing company which is best known as the publisher of Granta, a literary magazine of new writing including short stories, poems, and parts of novels and travel books. Granta began as a Cambridge University student magazine.