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galantine
/gal"euhn teen', gal'euhn teen"/, n. a dish of boned poultry, wrapped in its skin and poached in gelatin stock, pressed, and served cold with aspic or its own jelly. Also, ...
galanty show
galanty show [gə lan′tē] n. 〚earlier also galanté, prob. < It galante, gallant: from the stories portrayed〛 a pantomime made by throwing the shadows of puppet figures on ...
galantyshow
ga·lan·ty show (gə-lănʹtē) n. A shadow play performed by casting the shadows of miniature figures on a screen or wall.   [Perhaps from Italian galanti, pl. of galante, a ...
Galapagos finch
▪ bird group also called  Darwin's finch    distinctive group of birds whose radiation into several ecological niches in the competition-free isolation of the Galapagos ...
Galápagos Islands
/geuh lah"peuh gohs'/; Sp. /gah lah"pah gaws'/ an archipelago on the equator in the Pacific, ab. 600 mi. (965 km) W of and belonging to Ecuador: many unique species of animal ...
GalápagosIslands
Ga·lá·pa·gos Islands (gə-läʹpə-gəs, -lăpʹə-) A group of volcanic islands lying along the equator in the Pacific Ocean west of the mainland of Ecuador. The islands ...
Galashiels
▪ Scotland, United Kingdom       town, Scottish Borders council area, southeastern Scotland. It is on Gala Water near its junction with the River Tweed, 33 miles (53 ...
Galata
/gah"lah tah/, n. the chief commercial section of Istanbul, Turkey. * * *
galatea
/gal'euh tee"euh/, n. a strong cotton fabric, plain or striped, for clothing. [1880-85; named after the 19th-century British man-of-war H.M.S. Galatea; the fabric was once used ...
Galatea
/gal'euh tee"euh/, n. Class. Myth. 1. a sea nymph who was the lover of Acis. 2. a maiden who had been an ivory statue carved by Pygmalion and brought to life by Aphrodite in ...
Galati
/gah lahts", -lah"tsee/, n. a port in E Rumania, on the Danube River. 252,884. Also, Galatz /gah lahts"/. * * * ▪ Romania German  Galatz,         city, capital of ...
Galatia
—Galatian, adj., n. /geuh lay"sheuh, -shee euh/, n. an ancient country in central Asia Minor: later a Roman province; site of an early Christian community. * * * Ancient ...
Galatian
See Galatia. * * *
Galatians
/geuh lay"sheuhnz/, n. (used with a sing. v.) a book in the New Testament, written to the Christians in Galatia. Abbr.: Gal. [GALATI(A) + -AN + -S3] * * *
Galatians, The Letter of Paul to the
▪ work by Saint Paul also called  The Epistle Of St. Paul The Apostle To The Galatians,         New Testament writing addressed to Christian churches (exact location ...
galatine
/gal"euh teen', gal'euh teen"/, n. galantine. * * *
Galatz
Ga·latz (gäʹläts') See Galaţi. * * *
galavant
/gal"euh vant', gal'euh vant"/, v.i. gallivant. * * *
galax
/gay"laks/, n. a plant, Galax urceolata, of the southeastern U.S., having rounded, evergreen leaves and spikes of small white flowers. Also called beetleweed. [1745-55; < NL < Gk ...
galaxy
/gal"euhk see/, n., pl. galaxies. 1. Astron. a. a large system of stars held together by mutual gravitation and isolated from similar systems by vast regions of space. b. ...
Galaxy, Khaosai
▪ Thai boxer original name  Sura Saenkham , byname  the Thai Tyson  born May 15, 1959, Petchaboon, Thai.    Thai professional boxer, world junior bantamweight (115 ...
Galaxy{™}
n [C, U] a popular British make of chocolate bar. * * *
Galai
German Galatz City (pop., 2002: 298,584), southeastern Romania. Located at the confluence of the Danube and Siret rivers, it was occupied by the Turks from the early 16th ...
Galba
/gal"beuh/, n. Servius Sulpicius /serr"vee euhs sul pish"euhs/, 5? B.C.-A.D. 69, Roman emperor A.D. 68-69. * * * in full Servius Galba Caesar Augustus orig. Servius Sulpicius ...
Galba,Servius Sulpicius
Gal·ba (gălʹbə, gôlʹ-), Servius Sulpicius. 3 B.C.-A.D. 69. Emperor of Rome (68-69) who was assassinated after naming an unpopular successor. * * *
galbanum
/gal"beuh neuhm/, n. a gum resin with a peculiar, strong odor, obtained from certain Asian plants of the genus Ferula, used in incense and formerly in medicine. [1350-1400; ME < ...
Galbraith
/gal"brayth/, n. John Kenneth, born 1908, U.S. economist, born in Canada. * * *
Galbraith, John Kenneth
born Oct. 15, 1908, Iona Station, Ont., Can. Canadian-U.S. economist and public servant. After studying at the Universities of Toronto and California (Ph.D., 1934) he held ...
Galbraith,John Kenneth
Gal·braith (gălʹbrāth'), John Kenneth. Born 1908. Canadian-born American economist, writer, and diplomat who served as U.S. ambassador to India (1961-1963). His works ...
Galcha
—Galchic, adj. /gal"chah/, n., pl. Galchas, (esp. collectively) Galcha. a member of an Iranian people inhabiting the Pamirs. * * *
Galdhø Peak
▪ mountain, Norway Norwegian  Galdhøpiggen        highest mountain peak of Norway and the Scandinavian Peninsula. It lies in the Jotunheim Mountains, ...
gale
gale1 /gayl/, n. 1. a very strong wind. 2. Meteorol. a wind of 32-63 mph (14-28 m/sec). 3. a noisy outburst: a gale of laughter filled the room. 4. Archaic. a gentle ...
Gale
/gayl/, n. 1. Zona /zoh"neuh/, 1874-1938, U.S. novelist, short-story writer, playwright, and poet. 2. a female or male given name. * * * ▪ wind       wind that is ...
gale warning
U.S. Meteorol. a National Weather Service warning of sustained winds at sea having speeds in the range 34-47 knots (39-54 mph, 17-24 m/sec). Cf. warning (def. 3). [1915-20] * * *
Gale, Richard Nelson
▪ British army officer born July 25, 1896, London, England died July 29, 1982, Kingston upon Thames, London       British army officer who commanded the British ...
Gale, Zona
▪ American novelist and playwright born Aug. 26, 1874, Portage, Wis., U.S. died Dec. 27, 1938, Chicago, Ill.  American novelist and playwright whose Miss Lulu Bett (1920) ...
galea
/gay"lee euh/, n., pl. galeae /-lee ee'/. 1. Bot. a part of the calyx or corolla having the form of a helmet, as the upper lip of the corolla of the monkshood. 2. Anat. any of ...
galeate
/gay"lee ayt'/, adj. 1. having a galea. 2. helmet-shaped. Also, galeated. [1700-10; < L galeatus covered with a helmet, equiv. to gale(a) helmet + -atus -ATE1] * * *
galeiform
/geuh lee"euh fawrm'/, adj. helmet-shaped; resembling a galea. [ < L gale(a) helmet + -I- + -FORM] * * *
Galen
/gay"leuhn/, n. 1. Latin, Galenus /geuh lee"neuhs/. Claudius, A.D. c130-c200, Greek physician and writer on medicine. 2. any physician. * * * Latin Galenus born AD 129, ...
Galen Of Pergamum
▪ Greek physician Introduction byname  of Greek Galenos,  Latin  Galenus  born AD 129, , Pergamum, Mysia, Anatolia [now Bergama, Tur.] died c. 216       Greek ...
Galen, Blessed Clemens August, Graf (count) von
▪ German bishop born March 16, 1878, Dinklage, Oldenburg, Ger. died March 22, 1946, Münster, W.Ger.       Roman Catholic bishop of Münster, Ger., who was noted for ...
galena
/geuh lee"neuh/, n. a common, heavy mineral, lead sulfide, PbS, occurring in lead-gray crystals, usually cubes, and cleavable masses: the principal ore of lead. Also called ...
galenic
/geuh lee"nik, -len"ik/, adj. of, pertaining to, or containing galena. [1820-30; GALEN(A) + -IC] * * *
Galenic
/gay len"ik, geuh-/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to Galen, his principles, or his methods. 2. (usually l.c.) of or pertaining to galenicals or Galenic pharmacy. [1660-70; GALEN + ...
Galenic pharmacy
the art or practice of preparing and dispensing galenicals. * * *
galenical
/gay len"i keuhl, geuh-/, n. 1. an herb or other vegetable drug, distinguished from a mineral or chemical drug. 2. a crude drug, tincture, or decoction, distinguished from a ...
Galenism
—Galenist, n. /gay"leuh niz'euhm/, n. the medical system or principles of Galen. [1865-70; GALEN + -ISM] * * *
Galenist
See Galenism. * * *
galenite
galenite [gə lē′nīt΄] n. var. of GALENA * * *
galère
galère [gȧ ler′] n. 〚Fr〛 a group of people of the same sort or class * * *
galerie
/gal ree", gal'euh-/, n. Gulf States (chiefly Louisiana). gallery (def. 8). [ < LaF, F: GALLERY] * * *
galerie house
(in French Louisiana) a house with its main story above the ground floor and with verandas (galeries) for both stories in tiers on at least one side. * * *
Galerius
in full Gaius Galerius Valerius Maximianus born , near Serdica, Thrace died 311 Roman emperor (305–311) notorious for his persecution of Christians. As caesar and a ...
Galesburg
/gaylz"berrg/, n. a city in NW Illinois. 35,305. * * * ▪ Illinois, United States       city, seat (1873) of Knox county, western Illinois, U.S. It lies about 50 miles ...
galet
/gal"it/, n., v.t. gallet. * * *
galette
galette [gä let′] n. 〚Fr〛 1. a round, flat cake, esp. an elaborate one made for a holiday 2. a pancake, esp. one of those typically made with buckwheat flour in Brittany * ...
galFriday
gal Friday n. Informal A girl Friday. * * *
Galgal
/gal"gal/, n. Douay Bible. Gilgal. * * *
Galgodon Highlands
▪ mountains, Somalia also called  Ogo Highlands,        region of broken mountain terrain, northern Somalia, eastern Africa. It lies parallel to the Gulf of Aden ...
Galiani, Ferdinando
▪ Italian economist born December 2, 1728, Chieti, Italy died October 30, 1787, Naples  Italian economist whose studies in value theory anticipated much later ...
Gâlib Dede
▪ Turkish author also called  Şeyh Gâlib ,  pseudonyms of  Mehmed Esʿ Ad  born 1757, Constantinople died Jan. 5, 1799, Constantinople       Turkish poet, one of ...
Galibi
/gah lee"bee/, n., pl. Galibis, (esp. collectively) Galibi. a member of an Indian people of French Guiana. [1890-95; < Carib; see CANNIBAL] * * *
Galicia
/geuh lish"ee euh, -lish"euh/; for 2 also Sp. /gah lee"thyah/, n. 1. a region in E central Europe: a former crown land of Austria, included in S Poland after World War I, and now ...
Galician
/geuh lish"ee euhn, -lish"euhn/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to Galicia in NW Spain, its people, or their language. 2. of or pertaining to Galicia in E central Europe or its ...
Galician language
Galician  Galego  or  Gallego        Romance language (Romance languages) with many similarities to the Portuguese language. It is spoken by some 4 million people, ...
Galilean
/gal'euh lee"euhn/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to Galilee. n. 2. a native or inhabitant of Galilee. 3. a Christian. 4. the Galilean, Jesus. [1605-15; < L Galilae(a) GALILEE + ...
Galilean satellite
Any of the four large satellites of Jupiter discovered by Galileo in 1610. In order of distance from Jupiter: Io (the most volcanically active body in the solar system), Europa ...
Galilean satellites
Astron. the four largest and brightest moons of Jupiter: Io, Europa, Ganymede, and Callisto, discovered by Galileo in 1610. * * *
Galilean telescope
a refracting telescope that forms an erect image, consisting of an objective of relatively long focal length that causes light rays to converge and an eyepiece of short focal ...
Galilean transformation
Physics. the equations in classical mechanics that relate position and time in two frames of reference that are moving uniformly with respect to each other. Cf. inertial system, ...
Galilean transformations
▪ physics also called  Newtonian transformations        set of equations in classical physics that relate the space and time coordinates of two systems moving at a ...
galilee
/gal"euh lee'/, n. a porch or vestibule, often on the ground floor of a tower, at the entrance of some English churches. [1585-95; < ML galilaea porch of a church, lit., GALILEE; ...
Galilee
/gal"euh lee'/, n. 1. an ancient Roman province in what is now N Israel. 2. Sea of. Also called Lake Tiberias. a lake in NE Israel through which the Jordan River flows. 14 mi. ...
Galilee, Sea of
▪ lake, Israel also called  Lake Tiberias,  Arabic  Buḥayrat Ṭabarīyā,  Hebrew  Yam Kinneret,         lake in Israel through which the Jordan River flows. ...
Galilee,Sea of
Galilee, Sea of or Lake Ti·be·ri·as (tī-bîrʹē-əs) A freshwater lake of northeast Israel. About 214 m (700 ft) below sea level, it is fed and drained by the Jordan ...
Galilei, Vincenzo
▪ Italian musician born c. 1520, , Santa Maria in Monte, near Florence [Italy]—buried July 2, 1591, Florence       father of the astronomer Galileo and a leader of ...
Galileo
/gal'euh lay"oh, -lee"oh/; for 1 also It. /gah'lee le"aw/, n. 1. (Galileo Galilei), 1564-1642, Italian physicist and astronomer. 2. Aerospace. a U.S. space probe designed to take ...
Galileo (Galilei)
born Feb. 15, 1564, Pisa died Jan. 8, 1642, Arcetri, near Florence Italian mathematician, astronomer, and physicist. Son of a musician, he studied medicine before turning his ...
GalileoGalilei
Ga·li·le·o Ga·li·lei (găl'ə-lēʹō găl'ə-lāʹ, -lāʹō), 1564-1642. Italian astronomer and physicist. The first to use a telescope to study the stars (1610), he was ...
Galili, Yisrael
▪ Israeli military commander original name  Israel Berczenko   born May 1911, Brailov, Ukraine, Russian Empire [now in Ukraine] died February 8, 1986, Kibbutz Naʾan, ...
galimatias
/gal'euh may"shee euhs, -mat"ee euhs/, n. confused or unintelligible talk. [1645-55; < F, word of obscure orig. first attested in Montaigne (jargon de galimathias)] * * *
Galindo Amezcua, Hector Alejandro
▪ 2000 “Don Alex”        Mexican film director or screenwriter of over 70 motion pictures between the late 1930s and the 1980s who was one of the first to portray ...
Galindo, Gabriel Lewis
▪ 1997       Panamanian businessman, foreign-policy expert, and diplomat who, as Panama's ambassador to the U.S. during the late 1970s, was instrumental in helping the ...
galingale
/gal"in gayl', -ing-/, n. any sedge of the genus Cyperus, esp. an Old World species, C. longus, having aromatic roots. [1275-1325; ME < MF galingal, garingal < Ar khalanjan < ...
galinsoga
/gal'in soh"geuh/, n. any of several weedy composite plants of the genus Galinsoga, esp. G. ciliata or G. parviflora, having small flower heads with short, sparse white rays. [ < ...
Galinthias
▪ Greek mythology Latin  Galanthis         in Greek mythology, a friend (or servant) of Alcmene, the mother of Zeus's son Heracles (Hercules). When Alcmene was in ...
Galion
/gal"yeuhn/, n. a city in N central Ohio. 12,391. * * *
galiot
/gal"ee euht/, n. Naut. 1. a small galley propelled by both sails and oars. 2. a small ketchlike sailing vessel used for trade along the coast of Germany and nearby ...
galipot
/gal"euh pot'/, n. a type of turpentine exuded on the stems of certain species of pine. Also, gallipot. [1785-95; < F galipot, galipo, perh. < OF garipot a species of pine ...
Galitzen, Michael Riley
▪ American athlete also called  Mickey Riley, or Mickey Reilly   born Sept. 6, 1909 died June 9, 1959, Hollywood, Calif., U.S.       American diver who won four ...
Galiwinku
▪ island, Northern Territory, Australia formerly  Elcho Island,         island in the Arafura Sea, 2 miles (3 km) across Cadell Strait from Napier Peninsula, a part ...
gall
gall1 /gawl/, n. 1. impudence; effrontery. 2. bile, esp. that of an animal. 3. something bitter or severe. 4. bitterness of spirit; rancor. 5. gall and wormwood, bitterness of ...
Gall
/gawl/, n. (Pizi) 1840?-94, leader of the Hunkpapa Sioux: a major chief in the battle of Little Bighorn. * * * Abnormal, localized outgrowth or swelling of plant tissue caused ...
gall
gall1 /gawl/, n. 1. impudence; effrontery. 2. bile, esp. that of an animal. 3. something bitter or severe. 4. bitterness of spirit; rancor. 5. gall and wormwood, bitterness of ...
Gall
/gawl/, n. (Pizi) 1840?-94, leader of the Hunkpapa Sioux: a major chief in the battle of Little Bighorn. * * * Abnormal, localized outgrowth or swelling of plant tissue caused ...
gall fly
▪ insect       any of several different species of insects that cause swelling (galls) in the tissues of the plants they feed on. This group includes gall midges and ...
gall gnat.
See gall midge. * * *
gall midge
any of several dipterous insects of the family Cecidomyiidae, the larvae of which form characteristic galls on plants. Also called gall gnat. [1900-05] * * * ▪ insect  any ...
gall mite
a mite of the family Eriophyidae that feeds on plant juices, damaging buds, leaves, and twigs and causing galls and other deformities. [1880-85] * * *
gall wasp
any wasp of the family Cynipidae, the larvae of which form characteristic galls on plants. [1875-80] * * * ▪ insect  any of a group of wasps in the family Cynipidae (order ...
Gall, Franz Joseph
born March 9, 1758, Tiefenbronn, Baden died Aug. 22, 1828, Paris, Fr. German anatomist and physiologist, founder of phrenology. Convinced that mental functions reside in ...
Gall, Saint
▪ Irish saint born c. 550, , Ireland died c. 645, , Switzerland; feast day October 16       Irish monk who helped spread Irish influence while introducing Christianity ...
Galla
/gal"euh/, n., pl. Gallas, (esp. collectively) Galla. Oromo. * * *
Gallagher and Shean
▪ American vaudeville team  celebrated American vaudeville team especially known for their patter song "Absolutely, Mr. Gallagher? Positively, Mr. Shean!" Ed Gallagher (in ...
Gallagher, John Patrick
▪ 1999       Canadian geologist and industrialist who founded (1950) Dome Petroleum Ltd., built it into a large, successful oil and gas company, and pioneered in ...
Gallagher, Rory
▪ 1996       Irish blues-rock guitarist, singer, and composer (b. March 2, 1948—d. June 14, 1995). * * *
Gallagher, Tess
▪ American poet née  Tess Bond   born July 21, 1943, Port Angeles, Wash., U.S.       American poet, author of naturalistic, introspective verse about self-discovery, ...
gallamine triethiodide
/gal"euh meen' truy eth uy"euh duyd'/, Pharm. a neuromuscular blocking drug, C30H60I3N3O3, similar to curare, used as a skeletal muscle relaxant in conjunction with surgical ...
Galland, Adolf
▪ German officer in full  Adolf Joseph Ferdinand Galland   born March 19, 1912, Westerholt, near Recklinghausen, Ger. died Feb. 9, 1996, Oberwinter       German ...
Galland, Adolf (Joseph Ferdinand)
born March 19, 1912, Westerholt, near Recklinghausen, Ger. died Feb. 9, 1996, Oberwinter German fighter ace. A skillful glider pilot by age 20, he flew hundreds of missions in ...
Galland, Adolf Joseph Ferdinand
▪ 1997       German aviator (b. March 19, 1912, Westerholt, Ger.—d. Feb. 9, 1996, Oberwinter, Ger.), was one of the country's most famous World War II fighter pilots, ...
Galland, Antoine
▪ French scholar born 1646, Rollot, near Montdidier, France died 1715, Paris  French Orientalist and scholar, best known for his adaptation of the Middle Eastern tales Les ...
gallant
—gallantly, adv. —gallantness, n. adj. /gal"euhnt/ for 1, 3, 4; /geuh lant", -lahnt", gal"euhnt/ for 2, 5; n. /geuh lant", -lahnt", gal"euhnt/; v. /geuh lant", -lahnt"/, ...
Gallant
/gal"euhnt/, n. Mavis, born 1922, Canadian short-story writer. * * *
Gallant Fox
▪ racehorse       (foaled 1927), American racehorse (Thoroughbred) who in 1930 won the U.S. Triple Crown—the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness Stakes, and the Belmont ...
Gallant, Mavis
orig. Mavis de Trafford Young born Aug. 11, 1922, Montreal, Que., Can. Canadian-born French writer. She moved to Europe in 1950 and settled in Paris. Her essays, novels, ...
gallantly
See gallant. * * *
gallantry
/gal"euhn tree/, n., pl. gallantries. 1. dashing courage; heroic bravery; noble-minded behavior. 2. gallant or courtly attention to women. 3. a gallant act, action, or ...
Gallas, Matthias, Count Von Campo, Duke Von Lucera
▪ Austrian general born September 16, 1584, Trento [Italy] died April 25, 1647, Vienna, Austria  imperial general whose ineffectiveness severely damaged the Habsburg cause in ...
gallate
/gal"ayt, gaw"layt/, n. Chem. a salt or ester of gallic acid. [1785-95; GALL(IC ACID) + -ATE2] * * *
Gallatin
/gal"euh tin/, n. 1. Albert, 1761-1849, U.S. statesman: Secretary of the Treasury 1801-13. 2. a town in N Tennessee. 17,191. * * * ▪ Tennessee, United ...
Gallatin River
▪ river, United States       river rising in the Gallatin Range in the northwestern corner of Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, U.S., and flowing 120 miles (193 km) ...
Gallatin, (Abraham Alfonse) Albert
born Jan. 29, 1761, Geneva, Switz. died Aug. 12, 1849, Astoria, N.Y., U.S. U.S. secretary of the treasury (1801–14). At 19 he immigrated to Pennsylvania, where he became ...
Gallatin, (Abraham Alfonse)Albert
Gal·la·tin (gălʹə-tĭn), (Abraham Alfonse) Albert. 1761-1849. Swiss-born American financier and politician who served as U.S. representative from Pennsylvania (1795-1801), ...
Gallatin, Albert
▪ United States government official in full  Abraham Alfonse Albert Gallatin   born Jan. 29, 1761, Geneva, Switz. died Aug. 12, 1849, Astoria, N.Y., U.S.  fourth U.S. ...
GallatinRange
Gal·la·tin Range (gălʹĭ-tn) A section of the Rocky Mountains in northwest Wyoming and southwest Montana rising to 3,402.3 m (11,155 ft) at Electric Peak. * * *
GallatinRiver
Gallatin River A river rising in the Gallatin Range of northwest Wyoming and flowing about 201 km (125 mi) generally northwest to join the Jefferson and Madison rivers and form ...
Gallaudet
/gal'euh det"/, n. Thomas Hopkins, 1787-1851, U.S. educator of the deaf and writer. * * *
Gallaudet University
Private university for deaf and hard-of-hearing students in Washington, D.C., U.S. It has its roots in a school for deaf and blind children founded in 1856 by Amos Kendall and ...
Gallaudet, Thomas Hopkins
born Dec. 10, 1787, Philadelphia, Pa., U.S. died Sept. 10, 1851, Hartford, Conn. U.S. philanthropist and founder of the first American school for the deaf. He graduated from ...
Gallaudet,Thomas Hopkins
Gal·lau·det (găl'ə-dĕtʹ), Thomas Hopkins. 1787-1851. American educator who established the first free American school for the deaf and hearing-impaired (1817). His sons ...
gallberry
/gawl"ber'ee, -beuh ree/, n., pl. gallberries. 1. either of two North American shrubs, Ilex glabra, the inkberry, or I. coriacea, having glossy leaves and white flowers. 2. the ...
gallbladder
/gawl"blad'euhr/, n. Anat. a pear-shaped, muscular sac attached to the undersurface of the right lobe of the liver, in which bile is stored and concentrated. Also, gall ...
Galle
/gahl/, n. a seaport in SW Sri Lanka. 72,720. * * * ▪ Sri Lanka formerly  Point de Galle        port and city, Sri Lanka, situated on a large harbour on the ...
Gallé, Émile
born May 8, 1846, Nancy, Fr. died Sept. 23, 1904, Nancy French glass and furniture designer. From 1867 he worked in his father's faience and furniture factory in Nancy. His ...
Galle, Johann Gottfried
▪ German astronomer born June 9, 1812, near Gräfenhainichen, Prussian Saxony died July 10, 1910, Potsdam, Ger.       German astronomer who on Sept. 23, 1846, was the ...
galleass
/gal"ee as'/, n. Naut. a fighting galley, lateen-rigged on three masts, used in the Mediterranean Sea from the 15th to the 18th centuries. [1535-45; < OF galleasse, galiace < OIt ...
Gallegos
/gah ye"gaws/, n. 1. Rómulo /rddaw"mooh law'/, 1884-1969, Venezuelan educator, statesman, and novelist: president of Venezuela 1948. 2. See Río Gallegos. * * *
Gallegos, Rómulo
▪ president of Venezuela in full  Rómulo Gallegos Freire  born August 21, 1884, Caracas, Venezuela died April 4, 1969, Caracas       president of Venezuela (in 1948) ...
Gallehus Horns
▪ Scandinavian artifacts       pair of gold, horn-shaped artifacts from 5th-century Scandinavia that constituted the most notable examples of goldwork of that period. ...
gallein
gallein [gal′ē in, gal′ēn] n. 〚 GALL(
galleon
/gal"ee euhn, gal"yeuhn/, n. a large sailing vessel of the 15th to the 17th centuries used as a fighting or merchant ship, square-rigged on the foremast and mainmast and ...
galleria
/gal'euh ree"euh/, n. 1. a spacious passageway, court, or indoor mall, usually with a vaulted roof and lined with commercial establishments. 2. gallery (defs. 7, 8, 9, ...
galleried
galleried [gal′ər ēd] adj. having a gallery or galleries * * * See gallery. * * *
galleries
➡ museums * * *
gallery
—galleried, adj. —gallerylike, adj. /gal"euh ree, gal"ree/, n., pl. galleries. 1. a raised area, often having a stepped or sloping floor, in a theater, church, or other ...
gallery forest
a narrow strip of woods or forest along the banks of a watercourse flowing through open country. Also called fringing forest. [1915-20] * * *
gallery grave
▪ tomb       long chamber grave, a variant of the collective tomb burials that spread into western and northwestern Europe from the Aegean area during the final stage of ...
gallery wire
perforated wire or metal stripping used to support or enhance a stone mounted in a ring. Also called gallery strip. * * *
gallerygoer
/gal"euh ree goh'euhr/, n. a person who visits art galleries, esp. often or regularly. [1885-90; GALLERY + GOER] * * *
galleryite
/gal"euh ree uyt', gal"ree-/, n. a spectator, as in a theater gallery or at a golf match. [1890-95; GALLERY + -ITE1] * * *
gallet
/gal"it/, Masonry. n. 1. spall (def. 1). v.t. 2. to fill (a mortar joint) with gallets. Also, galet, garret. [1705-15; < F galet pebble, OF galet, jalet, deriv. of ONF gal pebble ...
galleta
☆ galleta [gə yet′ə, gä yāt′ə ] n. 〚Sp, hardtack < OFr galette < gal, a stone (< Gaul * gallos) + -ette: cf. -ET〛 a coarse, tough forage grass (Hilaria jamesii) ...
galley
—galleylike, adj. /gal"ee/, n., pl. galleys. 1. a kitchen or an area with kitchen facilities in a ship, plane, or camper. 2. Naut. a. a seagoing vessel propelled mainly by ...
galley proof
Print. a proof, originally one set from type in a galley, taken before the material has been made up into pages and usually printed as a single column of type with wide margins ...
galley slave
1. a person condemned to work at an oar on a galley. 2. a drudge. [1560-70] * * *
galley warfare
 sea warfare fought between forces equipped with specialized oar-driven warships, particularly in the Mediterranean Sea, where it originated in antiquity and continued into the ...
galley-west
/gal"ee west"/, adv. 1. Informal. into a state of unconsciousness, confusion, or disarray (usually used in the phrase to knock galley-west). adj. 2. Northern U.S. lopsided; ...
galleyproof
galley proof n. Printing A proof taken from composed type before page composition to allow for the detection and correction of errors. * * *
galleyslave
galley slave n. 1. A slave or convict forced to ply an oar of a galley. 2. A person assigned to perform tedious or menial tasks; a drudge. * * *
gallfly
/gawl"fluy'/, n., pl. gallflies. any of various insects that deposit their eggs in plants, causing the formation of galls. [1815-25; GALL3 + FLY2] * * *
Galli
▪ ancient priests singular  Gallus,        priests, often temple attendants or wandering mendicants, of the ancient Asiatic deity, the Great Mother of the Gods, ...
Galli Bibiena family
Eighteenth-century Italian architects and theatrical designers. The family took its final name from the birthplace of its progenitor, the artist Giovanni Maria Galli ...
Galli-Curci
/gal"i kerr"chee/; It. /gahl"lee koohrdd"chee/, n. Amelita /ah'me lee"tah/, 1889-1964, Italian soprano in the U.S. * * *
Galli-Curci, Amelita
▪ American singer née  Amelita Galli  born Nov. 18, 1882, Milan, Italy died Nov. 26, 1963, La Jolla, Calif., U.S.  Italian-born American singer, one of the outstanding ...
Galli-Curci,Amelita
Gal·li-Cur·ci (gălʹĭ-ko͝orʹchē, gäʹlē-), Amelita. 1899-1963. Italian-born American operatic soprano known as the greatest coloratura of her time. * * *
Gallia
/gahl"lee ah/, n. Latin name of Gaul. * * *
Gallia Comata
▪ Roman territory, Europe (Latin: Long-haired Gaul),also called  Tres Galliae        (Three Gauls), in Roman antiquity, the land of Gaul that included the three ...
Galliano
/gal yah"noh/; It. /gahl lyah"naw/, Trademark. a yellow, anise-flavored liqueur made in Italy. * * *
Galliano, John Charles
▪ 1997       The arrival in October 1996 of maverick British fashion designer John Galliano as designer in chief at Christian Dior heralded a fresh start for the ...
galliard
/gal"yeuhrd/, n. a spirited dance for two dancers in triple rhythm, common in the 16th and 17th centuries. Also, gaillard. [1525-35; < MF gaillard, n. use of adj.: lively, ...
gallic
gallic1 /gal"ik/, adj. Chem. of or containing gallium, esp. in the trivalent state. [GALL(IUM) + -IC] gallic2 /gal"ik, gaw"lik/, adj. pertaining to or derived from plant galls: ...
Gallic
—Gallically, adv. /gal"ik/, adj. 1. pertaining to the Gauls or Gaul. 2. pertaining to the French or France. [1665-75; < L Gallicus, equiv. to Gall(us) a GAUL + -icus -IC] * * *
gallic acid
Chem. a white or yellowish, crystalline, sparingly water-soluble solid, C7H6O5, obtained from nutgalls, used chiefly in tanning and in ink dyes. [1785-95; < F acide gallique] * * ...
Gallic Wars
(58–50 BC) Campaigns in which Julius Caesar conquered Gaul. Clad in his blood-red cloak as a "distinguishing mark of battle," he led his troops to victories throughout the ...
gallicacid
gal·lic acid (gălʹĭk, gôʹlĭk) n. A colorless crystalline compound, C7H6O5, derived from tannin and used as a tanning agent, as an ink dye, and in photography and the ...
Gallican
/gal"i keuhn/, adj. 1. Gallic; French. 2. Eccles. a. of or pertaining to the Roman Catholic Church in France. b. of or pertaining to a school or party of French Roman Catholics, ...
Gallican chant
▪ vocal music       music of the ancient Latin Roman Catholic (Roman Catholicism) liturgy in the Gaul of the Franks from about the 5th to the 9th century. Scholars ...
Gallican Confession
▪ Reformed confession Latin  Confessio Gallicana,         statement of faith adopted in 1559 in Paris by the first National Synod of the Reformed Church of France. ...
Gallicanism
/gal"i keuh niz'euhm/, n. the movement or body of doctrines, chiefly associated with the Gallican church, advocating the restriction of papal authority in certain matters. Cf. ...
Gallicism
/gal"euh siz'euhm/, n. 1. a French idiom or expression used in another language, as Je ne sais quoi when used in English. 2. a feature that is characteristic of or peculiar to ...
Gallicization
See Gallicize. * * *
Gallicize
—Gallicization, n. —Gallicizer, n. /gal"euh suyz'/, v.t., v.i., Gallicized, Gallicizing. (sometimes l.c.) to make or become French in language, character, etc. Also, esp. ...
Gallieni, Joseph Simon
born April 24, 1849, Saint-Béat, France died May 27, 1916, Versailles French army officer. As governor of the French Sudan (1886–88), he successfully combated rebel Sudanese ...
Gallieni, Joseph-Simon
▪ French military officer born April 24, 1849, Saint-Béat, Fr. died May 27, 1916, Versailles  French army officer figure who successfully directed the pacification of the ...
Gallienus
/gal'ee ee"neuhs/, n. (Publius Licinius Egnatius) died A.D. 268, emperor of Rome 253-268 (son of Valerian). * * * ▪ Roman emperor Latin in full  Publius Licinius Egnatius ...
Gallienus, Publius Licinius Egnatius
born с 218 died 268 Roman emperor who ruled jointly with his father, Valerian (253–260), then alone (260–268). With the empire disintegrating under foreign invasions, the ...
Galliffet, Gaston-Alexandre-Auguste, marquis de, Prince De Martigues
▪ French military officer born Jan. 23, 1830, Paris died July 8, 1909, Paris  French military leader who severely suppressed revolts in the Paris Commune in ...
galliform
▪ order of birds Introduction    any of the gallinaceous (that is, fowl-like or chickenlike (chicken)) birds (bird). The order includes about 290 species, of which the ...
galligaskins
/gal'i gas"kinz/, n. (used with a pl. v.) 1. loose hose or breeches worn in the 16th and 17th centuries. 2. loose breeches in general. 3. leggings or gaiters, usually of ...
Gallimard, Gaston
▪ French publisher born Jan. 18, 1881, Paris, Fr. died Dec. 25, 1975, Paris       French publisher whose firm was one of the most influential publishing houses of the ...
gallimaufry
/gal'euh maw"free/, n., pl. gallimaufries. Chiefly Literary. 1. a hodgepodge; jumble; confused medley. 2. a ragout or hash. [1545-55; < MF galimafree kind of sauce or stew, prob. ...
gallinacean
/gal'euh nay"sheuhn/, n. a gallinaceous bird. [1835-45; < NL Gallinace(ae) name of a group (fem. pl. of L gallinaceus (adj.) GALLINACEOUS) + -AN] * * *
gallinaceous
/gal'euh nay"sheuhs/, adj. 1. pertaining to or resembling the domestic fowls. 2. belonging or pertaining to the order Galliformes, comprising medium-sized, mainly ground-feeding ...
Gallinas
/gah yee"nahs/, n. Punta /poohn"tah/, a cape in NE Colombia: northernmost point of South America. * * *
Gallinas,Point
Gal·li·nas (gä-yēʹnäs), Point A cape of northern Colombia, the northernmost point of South America. * * *
galling
—gallingly, adv. —gallingness, n. /gaw"ling/, adj. that galls; chafing; irritating; vexing; exasperating. [1640-50; GALL2 + -ING2] * * *
gallingly
See galling. * * *
gallinipper
/gal"euh nip'euhr/, n. Informal. any of various insects that sting or bite, esp. a large American mosquito, Psorophora ciliata. [1675-85; of obscure orig.; final element appar. ...
gallinule
/gal"euh noohl', -nyoohl'/, n. any aquatic bird of the family Rallidae, having elongated, webless toes. [1770-80; < NL Gallinula a genus name, LL gallinula chicken, equiv. to L ...
Gallio, Junius
▪ Roman official original name  Lucius Annaeus Novatus   born c. 5 BC, Corduba, Baetica [now Córdoba, Spain] died AD 65       Roman official who dismissed the ...
galliot
galliot [gal′ē ət] n. 〚ME < OFr galiot, dim. of galie < ML galea, GALLEY〛 1. a small, swift galley with sails and oars, formerly used on the Mediterranean 2. a light ...
Gallipoli
Gallipoli [gə lip′ə lē] var. of GELIBOLU * * * Gal·lip·o·li (gə-lĭpʹə-lē) A narrow peninsula of northwest Turkey extending between the Dardanelles and the Gulf of ...
Gallipoli Peninsula
/geuh lip"euh lee/ a peninsula in European Turkey, between the Dardanelles and the Aegean Sea. 60 mi. (97 km) long. * * *
Gallipolis
▪ Ohio, United States       city, seat (1803) of Gallia county, southern Ohio, U.S., on the Ohio River, near its junction with the Kanawha River, about 30 miles (50 km) ...
gallipot
gallipot1 /gal"euh pot'/, n. a small glazed pot used by apothecaries for medicines, confections, or the like. [1425-75; late ME galy pott. See GALLEY, POT1] gallipot2 /gal"euh ...
Gallitzin, Demetrius Augustine
▪ American missionary born Dec. 22, 1770, The Hague, Neth. died May 6, 1840, Loretto, Pa., U.S.       one of the first Roman Catholic priests to serve as a missionary ...
gallium
/gal"ee euhm/, n. Chem. a rare, steel-gray, trivalent metallic element used in high-temperature thermometers because of its high boiling point (1983°C) and low melting point ...
gallium arsenide
Chem. a crystalline and highly toxic semiconductor, GaAs, used in light-emitting diodes, lasers, and electronic devices. [1960-65] * * *
galliumarsenide
gallium arsenide n. A dark-gray crystalline compound, GaAs, used in transistors, solar cells, and semiconducting lasers. * * *
gallivant
—gallivanter, n. /gal"euh vant', gal'euh vant"/, v.i. 1. to wander about, seeking pleasure or diversion; gad. 2. to go about with members of the opposite sex. Also, ...
galliwasp
/gal"euh wosp'/, n. any of numerous scaly marsh lizards of the genus Diploglossus, inhabiting Central America and the West Indies. [1715-25; earlier gallivache (1683), of ...
gallmidge
gall midge n. Any of various small, mosquitolike flies of the family Cecidomyiidae, having larvae that cause the formation of galls in plants. * * *
gallmite
gall mite n. Any of various mites of the family Eriophyidae that produce galls on plants. * * *
gallnut
/gawl"nut'/, n. a nutlike gall on plants. [1565-75; GALL3 + NUT] * * *
Gallo
/gal"oh/, n. Robert (Charles), born 1937, U.S. scientist, specializing in cancer and AIDS research. * * *
Gallo, Ernest
▪ 2008       American winegrower born March 18, 1909 , near Modesto, Calif. died March 6, 2007 , Modesto together with his brother Julio, founded (1933) E.&J. Gallo ...
Gallo, Julio Robert
▪ 1994       U.S. winegrower (b. March 21, 1910, Oakland, Calif.—d. May 2, 1993, near Tracy, Calif.), together with his older brother, Ernest, founded (1933) E.&J. ...
Gallo-
a combining form representing Gallic in the formation of compound words: Gallo-Romance. [ < L, equiv. to Gall(us) a Gaul + -O-] * * *
Gallo-Romance
/gal'oh roh mans"/, n. the vernacular language, a development from Latin, spoken in France from about A.D. 600 to 900. Abbr.: Gallo-Rom. * * *
galloglass
/gal"oh glas', -glahs'/, n. Irish Hist. a follower and supporter of or a soldier owing allegiance to an Irish chief. Also, gallowglass. [1505-15; < Ir gallóglách, equiv. to ...
Gallomania
Gal·lo·ma·ni·a (găl'ō-māʹnē-ə, -mānʹyə) n. A strong predilection for anything French.   [French gallomanie: gallo-, France (from Latin Gallus, a Gaul) + -manie, ...
gallon
/gal"euhn/, n. a common unit of capacity in English-speaking countries, equal to four quarts, the U.S. standard gallon being equal to 231 cubic inches (3.7853 liters), and the ...
gallonage
/gal"euh nij/, n. 1. the number of gallons of something used. 2. the rate at which gallons of something are used. [1905-10; GALLON + -AGE] * * *
gallons
➡ imperial system * * *
galloon
—gallooned, adj. /geuh loohn"/, n. a braid or trimming of worsted, silk or rayon tinsel, gold or silver, etc., usually having scalloping along both edges. [1595-1605; < MF ...
gallooned
See galloon. * * *
galloot
/geuh looht"/, n. galoot. * * *
gallop
—galloper, n. /gal"euhp/, v.i. 1. to ride a horse at a gallop; ride at full speed: They galloped off to meet their friends. 2. to run rapidly by leaps, as a horse; go at a ...
gallop rhythm
Pathol. an abnormal heart rhythm characterized by three clear sounds in each beat, resembling the sound of a horse's gallop. * * *
gallopade
/gal'euh payd"/, n. galop. Also, galopade. [1825-35; < F galopade, equiv. to galop(er) to GALLOP + -ade -ADE1] * * *
galloper
See gallop. * * *
galloping
/gal"euh ping/, adj. 1. at a gallop; running or moving quickly. 2. progressing rapidly to some conclusion, as a disease: galloping pneumonia. 3. growing or spreading rapidly: ...
galloping dominoes
Slang. dice, esp. as used in the game of craps. * * *
galloprhythm
gallop rhythm n. See gallop. * * *
gallous
gallous [gal′əs] adj. 〚 GALL( + -OUS〛 Chem. of or containing divalent gallium * * *
Galloway
/gal"euh way'/, n. 1. a historic region in SW Scotland. 2. one of a Scottish breed of beef cattle having a coat of curly, black hair. 3. one of a Scottish breed of small, strong ...
Galloway, Joseph
born с 1731, West River, Md. died Aug. 29, 1803, Watford, Hertfordshire, Eng. American colonial lawyer and legislator. Entering law practice in Philadelphia in 1747, Galloway ...
gallowglass
/gal"oh glas', -glahs'/, n. Irish Hist. galloglass. * * *
gallows
/gal"ohz, -euhz/, n., pl. gallowses, gallows. 1. a wooden frame, consisting of a crossbeam on two uprights, on which condemned persons are executed by hanging. 2. a similar ...
gallows bird
Informal. a person who deserves to be hanged. [1775-85] * * *
gallows frame
Mining. headframe. [1880-85] * * *
gallows humor
humor that treats serious, frightening, or painful subject matter in a light or satirical way. [1900-05] * * *
gallows tree
a gallows. Also, gallow tree. [bef. 900; ME galwe tree, OE galgtreow, equiv. to galg(a) GALLOWS + treow TREE] * * *
gallowsbird
gallows bird n. Informal One who is destined or deserves to be hanged. * * *
gallowshumor
gallows humor n. Humorous treatment of a grave or dire situation: “conveying with gallows humor the utter insanity of the nuclear-arms race” (New York). * * *
gallowstree
gallows tree n. A device used for hanging a person until dead; a gallows. * * *
gallstone
/gawl"stohn'/, n. an abnormal stonelike mass, usually of cholesterol, formed in the gallbladder or bile passages. Also called biliary calculus. [1750-60; GALL1 + STONE] * * ...
Gallup
/gal"euhp/, n. 1. George Horace, 1901-84, U.S. statistician. 2. a city in W New Mexico. 18,161. * * * ▪ New Mexico, United States       city, seat (1901) of McKinley ...
Gallup poll
a representative sampling of public opinion or public awareness concerning a certain subject or issue. [1935-40; after G. H. GALLUP] * * *
Gallup poll{™}
n a way of estimating the public opinion in a country by selecting a group of people that represents the whole country and asking them questions. Gallup polls are often used in ...
Gallup, George (Horace)
born Nov. 18, 1901, Jefferson, Iowa, U.S. died July 26, 1984, Tschingel, Switz. U.S. public-opinion statistician. He taught journalism at Drake University and Northwestern ...
Gallup, George Horace
▪ American pollster born November 18, 1901, Jefferson, Iowa, U.S. died July 26, 1984, Tschingel, Switzerland       American public-opinion (public opinion) statistician ...
Gallup,George Horace
Gal·lup (gălʹəp), George Horace. 1901-1984. American public-opinion analyst. Through his techniques of polling the public, he accurately predicted the outcome of the 1936 ...
Gallus
▪ Roman emperor in full  Gaius Vibius Trebonianus Gallus  died 253, near Interamna, Latium [modern Teramo, Italy]       Roman emperor from 251 to ...
Gallus Caesar
▪ Roman emperor byname of  Flavius Claudius Constantius   born 325/326, Etruria died 354, near Pola       ruler of the eastern provinces of the Roman Empire, with the ...
Gallus, Gaius Cornelius
▪ Roman soldier and poet born c. 70 BC, Forum Julii, Gaul died 26 BC, Egypt       Roman soldier and poet, famous for four books of poems to his mistress “Lycoris” ...
galluses
—gallused, adj. /gal"euh siz/, n. (used with a pl. v.) Older Use. a pair of suspenders for trousers. [1825-35; var. of GALLOWS] * * *
gallwasp
gall wasp n. Any of various wasps of the family Cynipidae whose larvae produce distinctively shaped galls on oaks and other plants. * * *
gally
/gal"ee/, v.t., gallied, gallying. Chiefly Dial. to frighten or scare. [1695-1705; cf. earlier gallow, appar. repr. OE agaelwan to frighten] * * *
gallygaskins
/gal'euh gas"kinz/, n. (used with a pl. v.) galligaskins. * * *
Galofalo
It. /gah law"fah law/, n. modern name of Charybdis. Also, Garofalo. * * *
Galois theory
/gal wah"/; Fr. /gann lwann"/, Math. the branch of mathematics that deals with the application of the theory of finite groups to the solution of algebraic equations. [1890-95; ...
Galois, Évariste
▪ French mathematician born October 25, 1811, Bourg-la-Reine, near Paris, France died May 31, 1832, Paris  French mathematician famous for his contributions to the part of ...


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