an ancient region in W Europe, including the modern areas of N Italy, France, Belgium, and the S Netherlands: consisted of two main divisions, one part S of the Alps (Cisalpine Gaul) and another part N of the Alps (Transalpine Gaul)
Latin Gallia. a province of the ancient Roman Empire, including the territory corresponding to modern France, Belgium, the S Netherlands, Switzerland, N Italy, and Germany W of the Rhine.
an inhabitant of the ancient region of Gaul.
a native or inhabitant of France.
an ancient region of W Europe corresponding to N Italy, France, Belgium, part of Germany, and the S Netherlands: divided into Cisalpine Gaul, which became a Roman province before 100 bc, and Transalpine Gaul, which was conquered by Julius Caesar (58–51 bc) Latin name Gallia
a native of ancient Gaul
1560s, from French Gaule, from Latin Gallia, from Gallus “a Gaul.” Also used somewhat facetiously for “a Frenchman.” Gauloise, popular brand of French cigarettes, dates to 1910.
a name derived from “Golan” (q.v.), one of the cities of refuge in the territory of Manasseh (Josh. 20:8; 21:27; Deut. 4:43). This was one of the provinces ruled by Herod Antipas. It lay to the east of the Lake of Galilee, and included among its towns Bethsaida-Julias (Mark 8:22) and Seleucia.
[gaw-lish] /ˈgɔ lɪʃ/ noun 1. the extinct, Celtic language of ancient . adjective 2. of or relating to ancient , its inhabitants, or their language. /ˈɡɔːlɪʃ/ noun 1. the extinct language of the pre-Roman Gauls, belonging to the Celtic branch of the Indo-European family adjective 2. of or relating to ancient Gaul, the Gauls, or […]
[gou-lahy-ter] /ˈgaʊˌlaɪ tər/ noun 1. the leader or chief official of a political district under Nazi control. /ˈɡaʊˌlaɪtə/ noun 1. a provincial governor in Germany under Hitler 2. (sometimes not capital) (informal) a person in a position of petty or local authority who behaves in an overbearing authoritarian manner noun a district political official in […]
/ɡəʊl; ɡɔːl; French ɡol/ noun 1. See de Gaulle