Greater may refer to:
- Greatness, the state of being great
- Greater than, in inequality
- In terms of geography and politics it is used in referring to a region or place together with the surrounding area, therefore implying expansive area and/or influence
Other articles related to "greater":
... Gouraud proclaimed 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 "gre ...
... 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 historians ... 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 ... primus (The First) was given to him in the almost contemporary Chronicle of Greater Poland ...
... The Greater Flameback (Chrysocolaptes lucidus) also known as Greater Goldenback, Large Golden-backed Woodpecker or Malherbe's Golden-backed Woodpecker, is a woodpecker species ...
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 ... Thané) 2005 18,366,088 (Greater Mumbai, incl ...
... 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 up ... 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 ...
Famous quotes containing the word greater:
“This is just a footnote, though a microcosmic one perhaps, to the greater curve
Of the elaboration; it asks no place in it, only insertion hors-texte as the invisible notion of how that day grew
From planisphere to heaven, and what part in it all the I had, the insatiable researcher of learned trivia, bookworm ...”
—John Ashbery (b. 1927)
“The greater the decrease in the social significance of an art form, the sharper the distinction between criticism and enjoyment by the public. The conventional is uncritically enjoyed, and the truly new is criticized with aversion.”
—Walter Benjamin (18921940)
“Freedom is not an ideal, it is not even a protection, if it means nothing more than freedom to stagnate, to live without dreams, to have no greater aim than a second car and another television set.”
—Adlai Stevenson (19001965)