[gah-oh, gou] /ˈgɑ oʊ, gaʊ/
a city in E Mali.
a town in E Mali, on the River Niger: a small river port. Pop: 57 978 (2005 est)
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[jeyl] /dʒeɪl/ noun, verb (used with object), British. 1. . [jeyl] /dʒeɪl/ noun 1. a prison, especially one for the detention of persons awaiting trial or convicted of minor offenses. verb (used with object) 2. to take into or hold in lawful custody; imprison. /dʒeɪl/ noun, verb 1. (Brit) a variant spelling of jail /dʒeɪl/ […]
[jeyl] /dʒeɪl/ noun, verb (used with object), British. 1. . /dʒeɪl/ noun, verb 1. (Brit) a variant spelling of jail n. chiefly British English spelling of jailer. see jail, you tea-sodden football hooligan.
[gah-ohn; Sephardic Hebrew gah-awn; Ashkenazic Hebrew gah-ohn, goin] /ˈgɑ oʊn; Sephardic Hebrew gɑˈɔn; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈgɑ oʊn, gɔɪn/ noun, plural Geonim [Sephardic Hebrew ge-aw-neem; Ashkenazic Hebrew gey-oh-nim] /Sephardic Hebrew gɛ ɔˈnim; Ashkenazic Hebrew geɪˈoʊ nɪm/ (Show IPA). English, Gaons. 1. a title of honor for the directors of the Jewish academies at Sura and Pumbedita […]
- Gao Xingjian
[gou shing-jyahn] /ˈgaʊ ˈʃɪŋˈdʒyɑn/ noun 1. born 1940, French novelist and playwright, born in China: Nobel Prize 2000. /ɡaʊ ˈʃɪŋˈdʒjæn/ noun 1. born 1940, Chinese dramatist, novelist, and dissident, living in France from 1987; his works include the play Chezhan (Bus Stop, 1983) and the novel Lingshan (Soul Mountain, 1989): Nobel prize for literature 2000