noun, verb (used with object), British.
(Brit) a variant spelling of jail
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
[Chinese gou-shyawng] /Chinese ˈgaʊˈʃyɔŋ/ noun, Pinyin. 1. . /ˌjaʊəˈʃɒŋ/ noun 1. a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Kaohsiung
[gap] /gæp/ noun 1. a break or opening, as in a fence, wall, or military line; breach: We found a gap in the enemy’s line of fortifications. 2. an empty space or interval; interruption in continuity; hiatus: a momentary gap in a siren’s wailing; a gap in his memory. 3. a wide divergence or difference; […]