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Grang'er Move"ment



U.S. Hist.
a campaign for state control of railroads and grain elevators, esp. in the north central states, carried on during the 1870s by members of the Patrons of Husbandry (the Grange), a farmers' organization that had been formed for social and cultural purposes.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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