a city in NE Spain: city walls and 14th-century cathedral; often besieged, in particular by the French (1809). Pop: 81 220 (2003 est) Catalan name Girona Ancient name Gerunda (dʒəˈruːndə)
[juh-ron-uh-moh] /dʒəˈrɒn əˌmoʊ/ noun 1. (Goyathlay) 1829–1909, American Apache Indian chief. interjection 2. (a battle cry used by paratroopers, especially during World War II, on jumping from a plane.) /dʒəˈrɒnɪˌməʊ/ noun 1. 1829–1909, Apache Indian chieftain: led a campaign against the White settlers until his final capture in 1886 interjection 2. (US) a shout given […]
gerontal ge·ron·tal (jě-rŏn’tl) adj. Relating to or characteristic of old age.
[juh-ron-tik] /dʒəˈrɒn tɪk/ adjective 1. . 2. of or relating to the last phase in the life cycle of an organism or in the life history of a species. /dʒɛˈrɒntɪk/ adjective 1. (biology) of or relating to the senescence of an organism
1. a combining form meaning “old age,” used in the formation of compound words: gerontology. combining form 1. indicating old age: gerontology, gerontophilia geronto- or geront- pref. Old age: gerontology.