Definition of gradine in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡrādēn/
(also gradin /ˈɡrādin/)


A low step or ledge, especially one at the back of an altar.
Example sentences
  • The mid-century gradins - bleachers where children were seated for hours - gave way to classrooms with furniture more appropriately sized.


Mid 19th century: from Italian gradino, diminutive of grado 'step'.

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Syllabification: gra·dine

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