[gaz-i-teer] /ˌgæz ɪˈtɪər/
a geographical dictionary.
Archaic. a journalist, especially one appointed and paid by the government.
a book or section of a book that lists and describes places gaz
(archaic) a writer for a gazette or newspaper; journalist
1610s, “journalist,” from gazette (n.) + -eer. Meaning “geographical dictionary” is from 1704, from Laurence Eachard’s 1693 geographical handbook for journalists, “The Gazetteer’s, or Newsman’s, Interpreter,” second edition simply titled “The Gazetteer.”
[guh-zet] /gəˈzɛt/ noun 1. a newspaper (now used chiefly in the names of newspapers): The Phoenix Gazette. 2. Chiefly British. an official government journal containing lists of government appointments and promotions, bankruptcies, etc. verb (used with object), gazetted, gazetting. 3. Chiefly British. to publish, announce, or list in an official government journal. /ɡəˈzɛt/ noun 1. […]
[gah-zee-ahn-tep] /ˌgɑ zi ɑnˈtɛp/ noun 1. a city in S Turkey in Asia. /ˌɡɑːziːɑːnˈtɛp/ noun 1. a city in S Turkey: base for Ibrahim Pasha’s campaign against the Turks (1839) and centre of Turkish resistance to French forces (1921). Pop: 1 004 000 (2005 est) Former name (until 1921) Aintab
[guh-zil-yuh n] /gəˈzɪl yən/ noun, Informal. 1. an extremely large, indeterminate number. /ɡəˈzɪljən/ noun (pl) -lions, -lion 1. (often pl) an extremely large but unspecified number, quantity, or amount: gazillions of people turned up determiner 2. by 1984, with made-up prefix and ending from billion, trillion, etc. noun A very large number; jillion, zillion: This […]
/ɡəˈzɪljəˌnɛə/ noun 1. (informal) a person who is enormously rich