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Guralnik, David Bernard
▪ 2001       American lexicographer and business executive (b. June 17, 1920, Cleveland, Ohio—d. May 19, 2000, Shaker Heights, Ohio), served as editor in chief ...
Gurdaspur
▪ India       town, northern Punjab state, northwestern India, on the Pakistani border. The town is northeast of Amritsar, Punjab's largest city. Gurdaspur is ...
Gurdjieff, George (Ivanovitch)
orig. George S. Georgiades born 1872?, Alexandropol, Armenia, Russian Empire died Oct. 29, 1949, Neuilly, near Paris, France Armenian mystic and philosopher. He apparently ...
Gurdjieff, George Ivanovitch
▪ Armenian religious leader original name George S. Georgiades born 1872?, Alexandropol, Armenia, Russian Empire died Oct. 29, 1949, Neuilly, near ...
Gurdjieff,George Ivanovich
Gur·djieff (gûrʹjē-ĕf, -jĭf), George Ivanovich. Originally George S. Georgiades. 1874?-1949. Armenian-born spiritual leader. Following a period of extensive travel in the ...
gurdwara
/gerr"dwahr euh/, n. a Sikh temple in India. [1905-10; < Panjabi gurduara < Skt gur(u) GURU + dvara door] * * * Sikh place of worship. Each gurdwara houses a copy of the Adi ...
Gurgaon
▪ India also called  Hidayatpur        city, southeastern Haryana (Haryāna) state, northwestern India, situated between Delhi (northeast) and Rewari (southwest), ...
gurge
/gerrj/, n., pl. gurges /gerr"jees/, v., gurged, gurging. n. 1. a whirlpool. 2. Also, gorge. Also called whirlpool. Heraldry. a charge covering the entire field of an escutcheon ...
gurgitation
/gerr'ji tay"sheuhn/, n. a surging rise and fall; ebullient motion, as of water. [1535-45; < L gurgitat(us) (ptp. of gurgitare to engulf, deriv. of gurgit-, s. of gurges ...
gurgle
—gurglingly, adv. /gerr"geuhl/, v., gurgled, gurgling, n. v.i. 1. to flow in a broken, irregular, noisy current: The water gurgled from the bottle. 2. to make a sound as of ...
gurglet
/gerr"glit/, n. goglet. [1790-1800; GURGLE + -ET] * * *
gurglingly
See gurgle. * * *
Guri Dam
▪ dam, Venezuela officially  Embalse Raúl Leoni        hydroelectric project and reservoir on the Caroní River, Bolívar State, eastern Venezuela, on the site of ...
Gurjara-Pratihara dynasty
Either of two dynasties of Hindu India. The Pratiharas were the most important dynasty of 9th-century northern India. The line of Haricandra ruled in Mandor, Marwar (present-day ...
Gurkha
/gerr"keuh, goor"-/, n., pl. Gurkhas, (esp. collectively) Gurkha. 1. a member of a Rajput people, Hindu in religion, who achieved dominion over Nepal in the 18th century. 2. a ...
Gurko, Vasily Iosifovich
▪ Russian officer born May 20 [May 8, Old Style], 1864 died Nov. 11, 1937, Rome       Russian cavalry officer and last chief of the General Staff of tsarist Russia ...
Gurley, Ralph Randolph
▪ American abolitionist born May 26, 1797, Lebanon, Conn., U.S. died July 30, 1872, Washington, D.C.       for 50 years an administrator (secretary, then vice ...
Gurma
▪ people also spelled  Gourma,  also called  Gourmantche        a Voltaic ethnic group that is chiefly centred on the town of Fada Ngourma in eastern Burkina Faso, ...
Gurmukhi alphabet
      writing system developed by the Sikhs in India for their sacred literature. It seems to have been modified from the Landa script, which is used to write the Punjabi, ...
gurnard
/gerr"neuhrd/, n., pl. (esp. collectively) gurnard, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) gurnards. 1. any marine fish of the family Triglidae, having an armored, ...
gurney
/gerr"nee/, n., pl. gurneys. a flat, padded table or stretcher with legs and wheels, for transporting patients or bodies. [1935-40; of unexplained orig.] * * *
Gurney, Sir Goldsworthy
▪ British inventor born Feb. 14, 1793, Treator, Cornwall, Eng. died Feb. 28, 1875, Reeds, Cornwall       prolific English inventor who built technically successful ...
Gurneyite
/gerr"nee uyt'/, n. a supporter of Joseph John Gurney (1788-1847), an English Quaker, who, on a preaching tour of America, advocated Christian evangelical principles. Cf. ...
Guro
▪ people also spelled  Gouro,  also called  Kweni,         people of the Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast), in the valley regions of the Bandama River; they speak a ...
Gurragcha, Jugderdemidiin
▪ Mongolian cosmonaut born Dec. 5, 1947, Gurvan-Bulak, Mong.       first Mongolian and second Asian to go into space.       Gurragcha studied aerospace ...
gurry
☆ gurry [gʉr′ē ] n. 〚< ?〛 fish offal, as from a fish cannery * * * gur·ry (gûrʹē, gŭrʹē) n. Fish offal.   [Originally a whaling term for the refuse left over ...
Gurs
▪ concentration camp, France       large concentration camp near Pau, in southwestern France at the foot of the Pyrenees, that was used successively by independent ...
Gürsel
/gyuurdd sel"/, n. Cemal /je mahl"/, 1895-1966, Turkish army officer and statesman: president 1961-66. * * *
gursh
/gerrsh/, n. qirsh. * * *
guru
—guruship, n. /goor"ooh, goo rooh"/, n. 1. Hinduism. a preceptor giving personal religious instruction. 2. an intellectual or spiritual guide or leader. 3. any person who ...
Gurung
▪ people       people of Nepal living mainly on the southern flank of the Annapūrna mountain massif. Their numbers are estimated at about 200,000. The Gurung speak a ...
Guryev
/goor"yeuhf/; Russ. /gooh"rddyif/, n. a port in W Kazakhstan, at the mouth of the Ural River on the Caspian Sea. 142,000. * * *
Gus
/gus/, n. a male given name, form of Augustus or Gustave. * * *
Gus-Khrustalny
▪ Russia also spelled  Gus'-Chrustal'nyj        city and centre of a rayon (sector), Vladimir oblast (province), western Russia, on the Gus River. The city has long ...
Gusau
▪ Nigeria       town, capital of Zamfara state, northern Nigeria, on the Sokoto River. It grew after the arrival of the railway from Zaria, 105 miles (169 km) ...
gush
—gushingly, adv. /gush/, v.i. 1. to flow out or issue suddenly, copiously, or forcibly, as a fluid from confinement: Water gushed from the broken pipe. 2. to express oneself ...
gusher
/gush"euhr/, n. 1. a flowing oil well, usually of large capacity. 2. a person who gushes. [1860-65; GUSH + -ER1] * * *
Gushiken Yoko
▪ Japanese boxer also called  the Okinawan Eagle  born June 26, 1955, Okinawa, Japan       Japanese professional boxer, World Boxing Association (WBA) junior ...
gushily
See gushy. * * *
gushiness
See gushily. * * *
gushy
—gushily, adv. —gushiness, n. /gush"ee/, adj., gushier, gushiest. given to or marked by excessively effusive talk, behavior, etc. [1835-45; GUSH + -Y1] Syn. emotional, ...
Gusii
▪ people also called  Kisii  or  Kosova        a Bantu-speaking people who inhabit hills of western Kenya in an area between Lake Victoria and the Tanzanian border. ...
Gusinsky, Vladimir
▪ 2002       Media tycoon Vladimir Gusinsky was the first Russian businessman to recognize the political and financial benefits of the mass media. His holdings included ...
gusla
▪ musical instrument also spelled  Gusle,         Bulgarian bowed, stringed musical instrument of the Balkans, with a round wooden back, a skin belly, and one ...
guslar
▪ Balkan singers plural  guslari         any of a group of popular narrative singers of the Balkans who perform a traditional music that dates from the 17th century. ...
Gusmao, Xanana
▪ 2000       As East Timor began the process of transition from a province of Indonesia to a self-governing state, Xanana Gusmão, one of the leaders of the struggle for ...
gusset
/gus"it/, n. 1. a small, triangular piece of material inserted into a shirt, shoe, etc., to improve the fit or for reinforcement. Cf. godet (def. 1), gore3 (def. 1). 2. Civil ...
Gussie
/gus"ee/, n. a female given name, form of Augusta. Also, Gussy. * * *
gussy
/gus"ee/, v., gussied, gussying. Informal. v.t. 1. to enhance the attractiveness of in a gimmicky, showy manner (usually fol. by up): a room gussied up with mirrors and ...
gust
gust1 —gustless, adj. /gust/, n. 1. a sudden, strong blast of wind. 2. a sudden rush or burst of water, fire, smoke, sound, etc. 3. an outburst of passionate feeling. v.i. 4. ...
Gustaf
Gustaf [goos′täf] 1. Gustaf V 1858-1950; king of Sweden (1907-50): also called Gustav (or Gustavus) V 2. Gustaf VI (Adolf) or Gustav (or Gustavus) VI 1882-1973; king of Sweden ...
Gustafson, Ralph (Barker)
born Aug. 16, 1909, Lime Ridge, near Sherbrooke, Que., Can. died May 29, 1995, North Hatley Canadian poet. Gustafson attended the University of Oxford; he settled in New York ...
Gustafson, Ralph Barker
▪ 1996       Canadian poet (b. Aug. 16, 1909, Lime Ridge, Que.—d. May 29, 1995, North Hatley, Que.), was renowned for his exquisitely crafted verse, which in its ...
Gustafsson, Toini
▪ Swedish skier married name  Toini Gustafsson Rönnlund  born 1937       Swedish skiing champion who competed in two Olympics, winning two gold and two silver medals ...
gustation
/gu stay"sheuhn/, n. 1. the act of tasting. 2. the faculty of taste. [1590-1600; < L gustation- (s. of gustatio), equiv. to gustat(us) (ptp. of gustare to taste) + -ion- -ION] * ...
gustative
—gustativeness, n. /gus"teuh tiv/, adj. gustatory. [1610-20; < ML gustativus, equiv. to L gustat(us) (see GUSTATION) + -ivus -IVE] * * *
gustatorily
See gustatory. * * *
gustatory
—gustatorily, adv. /gus"teuh tawr'ee, -tohr'ee/, adj. of or pertaining to taste or tasting. [1675-85; < L gusta(re) to taste + -TORY1] * * *
Gustav
(as used in expressions) Charles X Gustav Karl Gustav Embden Gustav Georg Fechner Gustav Theodor Furtwängler Gustav Heinrich Ernst Martin Wilhelm Gustav I Vasa Gustav Eriksson ...
Gustav Holst
➡ Holst * * *
Gustav I Vasa
orig. Gustav Eriksson Vasa born May 12, 1496? died Sept. 29, 1560, Stockholm, Swed. King of Sweden (1523–60) and founder of the Vasa dynasty. The son of a Swedish senator, ...
Gustav II Adolf
Latin Gustavus Adolphus born Dec. 9, 1594, Stockholm, Swed. died Nov. 6, 1632, Lützen, Saxony King of Sweden (1611–32) who made Sweden a major European power. The son of ...
Gustav III
born Jan. 24, 1746, Stockholm, Swed. died March 29, 1792, Stockholm King of Sweden (1771–92). The son of King Adolf Frederick (1710–71), he succeeded to a weakened Swedish ...
Gustav IV Adolf
born Nov. 1, 1778, Stockholm, Swed. died Feb. 7, 1837, Sankt Gallen, Switz. King of Sweden (1800–09). Son of the assassinated Gustav III, he came to the throne in 1792 under ...
Gustav V
orig. Oscar Gustaf Adolf born June 16, 1858, Stockholm, Swed. died Oct. 29, 1950, Stockholm King of Sweden (1907–50). The son of Oscar II (1829–1907), he entered the army ...
Gustav VI Adolf
▪ king of Sweden in full  Oscar Fredrik Wilhelm Olaf Gustaf Adolf  born Nov. 11, 1882, Stockholm, Swed. died Sept. 15, 1973, Hälsingborg [now Helsingborg]  king of the ...
Gustave
/gus"tahv/; Fr. /gyuus tannv"/, n. a male given name: from a Germanic word meaning "staff of God." * * * (as used in expressions) Beauregard Pierre Gustave Toutant Caillebotte ...
Gustavo A. Madero
/goohs tah"vaw ah" mah dhe"rddaw/ official name of Guadalupe Hidalgo. * * *
GustavoA. Madero
Gus·ta·vo A. Ma·de·ro (go͞o-stäʹvō ä' mə-dârʹō, mä-dĕʹrō) See Guadalupe Hidalgo. * * *
Gustavus
/gu stay"veuhs, -stah"-/, n. a male given name, Latinized form of Gustave. * * * (as used in expressions) Gustavus Adolphus Holst Gustavus Theodore von Memminger Christopher ...
Gustavus Adolphus Union
▪ religious organization German  in full Gustav-Adolf-Werk der Evangelischen Kirche in Deutschland,         worldwide organization for the spreading of the Christian ...
Gustavus I
(Gustavus Vasa) 1496-1560, king of Sweden 1523-60. * * *
Gustavus II
(Gustavus Adolphus) ("Lion of the North") 1594-1632, king of Sweden 1611-32: national military hero (grandson of Gustavus I). * * *
Gustavus III
1746-92, king of Sweden 1771-92: economic and legal reformer. * * *
Gustavus IV
(Gustavus Adolphus) 1778-1837, king of Sweden 1792-1809 (son of Gustavus III). * * *
Gustavus V
1858-1950, king of Sweden 1907-50: advocate of Swedish neutrality during World Wars I and II. Also, Gustaf V, Gustav V /gus"tahv/. * * *
Gustavus VI
(Gustaf Adolf) 1882-1973, king of Sweden 1950-73 (son of Gustavus V). Also, Gustav VI. * * *
GustavusI
Gus·ta·vus I (gŭs-tāʹvəs, -täʹ-), 1496-1560. King of Sweden (1523-1560) who established Lutheranism as the state religion, proposed the hereditary succession of the ...
GustavusII
Gustavus II, Known as “Gustavus Adolphus.” 1594-1632. King of Sweden (1611-1632) who was drawn into the Thirty Years' War by his desire to assure Swedish control of the ...
GustavusIII
Gustavus III, 1746-1792. King of Sweden (1771-1792) who increased royal power, introduced reforms, and waged an unpopular war against Russia (1788-1790). * * *
GustavusIV
Gustavus IV, 1778-1837. King of Sweden (1792-1809) whose reign was marked by his hatred for Napoleon I. His tactless diplomacy and the loss of Swedish possessions to France and ...
GustavusV
Gustavus V, 1858-1950. King of Sweden (1907-1950). A constitutional monarch, he kept Sweden neutral through both World Wars. * * *
GustavusVI
Gustavus VI, 1882-1973. King of Sweden (1950-1973). The last Swedish monarch with real political power, he was also an authority on Chinese art and archaeology. * * *
gustily
See gusty. * * *
gustiness
See gustily. * * *
gusto
/gus"toh/, n., pl. gustoes. 1. hearty or keen enjoyment, as in eating or drinking, or in action or speech in general: to dance with gusto. 2. individual taste or ...
Guston
/gus"teuhn/, n. Philip, 1912-80, U.S. abstract expressionist painter, born in Canada. * * *
Guston, Philip
▪ American painter born June 27, 1913, Montreal, Can. died June 7, 1980, Woodstock, N.Y., U.S.       American painter, a member of the second generation of Abstract ...
Güstrow
▪ Germany       city, Mecklenburg–West Pomerania Land (state), northern Germany. It lies along the canalized Nebel River south of Rostock. Developing out of an early ...
gusty
gusty1 —gustily, adv. —gustiness, n. /gus"tee/, adj., gustier, gustiest. 1. blowing or coming in gusts, as wind, rain, or storms. 2. affected or marked by gusts of wind, ...
gut
—gutlike, adj. /gut/, n., v., gutted, gutting, adj. n. 1. the alimentary canal, esp. between the pylorus and the anus, or some portion of it. Cf. foregut, midgut, hindgut. 2. ...
GUT
Physics. grand unification theory. * * * abbreviation  of Grand Unified Theory,  also called  Grand Unification Theory, or Grand Unified Field Theory,        in ...
gut course.
See snap course. [1945-50] * * *
Gut of Canso
Canso (def. 2). * * *
gut-wrenching
/gut"ren'ching/, adj. involving great distress or anguish; agonizing: a gut-wrenching decision. * * *
gutbucket
/gut"buk'it/, n. jazz played in the raucous and high-spirited style of barrelhouse. [1925-30; GUT + BUCKET] * * *
gutcourse
gut course n. Slang An undemanding academic course of study.   [Possibly from gut, to extract, excerpt.] * * *
Gutenberg
/gooht"n berrg'/; Ger. /gooht"n berddk'/, n. Johannes /yoh hahn"euhs/, (Johann Gensfleisch), c1400-68, German printer: credited with invention of printing from movable type. * * *
Gutenberg Bible
an edition of the Vulgate printed at Mainz before 1456, ascribed to Gutenberg and others: probably the first large book printed with movable type. * * * also called ...
Gutenberg, Beno
▪ American seismologist born June 4, 1889, Darmstadt, Ger. died Jan. 25, 1960, Los Angeles, Calif., U.S.       American seismologist noted for his analyses of ...
Gutenberg, Johannes
▪ German printer Introduction in full  Johann Gensfleisch zur Laden zum Gutenberg   born 14th century, Mainz [Germany] died probably February 3, 1468, ...
Gutenberg, Johannes (Gensfleisch zur Laden zum)
born с 1395, Mainz died probably Feb. 3, 1468, Mainz German inventor of a method of printing from movable type. Born to a patrician family in Mainz, he apparently worked at ...
Gutenberg,Johann
Gu·ten·berg (go͞otʹn-bûrg'), Johann or Johannes 1400?-1468?. German printer who is traditionally considered the inventor of movable type. His Mazarin Bible (c. 1455) is ...
Gütersloh
▪ Germany       city, North Rhine–Westphalia Land (state), west-central Germany. Chartered in 1825, the town has a garden atmosphere and extends into the surrounding ...
Guthrie
/guth"ree/, n. 1. A(lfred) B(ertram), Jr., 1901-91, U.S. novelist. 2. Sir (William) Tyrone, 1900-71, English stage director and producer. 3. Woodrow Wilson ("Woody"), 1912-67, ...
Guthrie, A.B., Jr.
▪ American writer in full  Alfred Bertram Guthrie, Jr.   born Jan. 13, 1901, Bedford, Ind., U.S.–d. April 26, 1991, Choteau, Mont.       American novelist best ...
Guthrie, Edwin Ray
▪ American psychologist born January 9, 1886, Lincoln, Neb., U.S. died April 23, 1959, Seattle, Wash.       American psychologist who played a major role in the ...
Guthrie, Janet
▪ American race–car driver born March 7, 1938, Iowa City, Iowa, U.S.       American race-car driver, the first woman to compete in the Indianapolis ...
Guthrie, Jimmy
▪ Scottish athlete byname of  Andrew James Guthrie   born 1897, Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scot. died 1937, near Chemnitz, Ger.       Scottish motorcycle-racing champion ...
Guthrie, Sir (William) Tyrone
born July 2, 1900, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, Eng. died May 15, 1971, Newbliss, County Monaghan, Ire. British theatre director and producer. After his first London production in ...
Guthrie, Sir Tyrone
▪ British director in full  Sir William Tyrone Guthrie  born July 2, 1900, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, Eng. died May 15, 1971, Newbliss, County Monaghan, ...
Guthrie, Woody
orig. Woodrow Wilson Guthrie born July 14, 1912, Okemah, Okla., U.S. died Oct. 3, 1967, New York, N.Y. U.S. singer and songwriter, one of the legendary figures of American folk ...
Guthrie,Woodrow Wilson
Guth·rie (gŭthʹrē), Woodrow Wilson. Known as “Woody.” 1912-1967. American folk singer and composer of numerous songs about hardship and social injustice, including ...
Guthrum
▪ king of Denmark also spelled  Godrum , or  Guthorm , also called  Aethelstan,  Athelstan , or  Ethelstan  died 890       leader of a major Danish invasion of ...
Guthrun
Guth·run (go͝othʹro͞on') n. Variant of Gudrun. * * *
Guti
▪ people       mountain people of ancient Mesopotamia who lived primarily around Hamadan in the central Zagros Range. The Guti were a strong political force throughout ...
Gutierrez Mellado, Manuel Gutierrez Mellado
▪ 1996       MARQUÉS DE, Spanish lieutenant general and government official who, in his role as first prime minister for defense, 1976-81, resisted an attempted ...
Gutiérrez Nájera
/gooh tyerdd"rddes nah"he rddah'/ Manuel /mah nwel"/, ("El Duque Job"), 1859-95, Mexican poet, short-story writer, and editor. * * *
Gutiérrez Nájera, Manuel
▪ Mexican writer born Dec. 22, 1859, Mexico City, Mex. died Feb. 3, 1895, Mexico City       Mexican poet and prose writer whose musical, elegant, and melancholy poetry ...
Gutiérrez Solana, José
▪ Spanish painter and writer born 1886, Madrid, Spain died June 26, 1947, Madrid       painter and writer who was a key figure in the Spanish cultural revival of the ...
Gutiérrez, Gustavo
▪ Peruvian theologian born June 8, 1928, Lima, Peru       Roman Catholic theologian and Dominican priest who is considered the father of liberation theology, which ...
Gutierrez, Lucio
▪ 2004       The inauguration of former army colonel Lucio Gutiérrez as Ecuador's president on Jan. 15, 2003, marked a dramatic reversal of fortune. Just three years ...
gutless
—gutlessness, n. /gut"lis/, adj. Informal. lacking courage, fortitude, or determination. [1600-10 for literal sense; GUT + -LESS] * * *
gutlessness
See gutless. * * *
Guto'r Glyn
▪ Welsh poet flourished c. 1435–93       Welsh bard whose praise poems represent one of the high points of the classical bardic tradition. Gwaith Guto'r Glyn (“The ...
Gutob language
also called  Gadaba,         language spoken in India, one of the Munda languages belonging to the Austro-Asiatic family of languages. Dialects include Gadba and ...
gutser
/gut"seuhr/, n. Australian Slang. 1. a person who eats too much and greedily. 2. come a gutser, a. to fall over. b. to fail, esp. as a result of pride. [1900-05; GUTS (see GUT) + ...
gutsily
See gutsy. * * *
gutsiness
See gutsily. * * *
gutsy
—gutsiness, n. /gut"see/, adj., gutsier, gutsiest. Informal. 1. having a great deal of courage or nerve: a gutsy lampooner of the administration. 2. robust, vigorous, or ...
gutta
/gut"euh/, n., pl. guttae /gut"ee/. 1. a drop, or something resembling one. 2. Also called drop. Archit. one of a series of pendent ornaments, generally in the form of a frustum ...
gutta-percha
/gut"euh perr"cheuh/, n. 1. the milky juice, nearly white when pure, of various Malaysian trees of the sapodilla family, esp. Palaquium gutta. 2. the tough, rubberlike gum made ...
guttae band
regula. [guttae < L, pl. of gutta GUTTA] * * *
guttate
/gut"ayt/, adj. Biol. resembling a drop; having droplike markings. Also, guttated. [1820-30; < L guttatus speckled, spotted. See GUTTA, -ATE1] * * *
guttatim
/geuh tay"teuhm, -tah'-/, adv. (in prescriptions) drop by drop. [1685-95; < L guttatim] * * *
guttation
/gu tay"sheuhn/, n. Bot. a process in which water in liquid form is given off by plants. [1885-90; < G; see GUTTA, -ATION] * * *
gutter
—gutterlike, adj. /gut"euhr/, n. 1. a channel at the side or in the middle of a road or street, for leading off surface water. 2. a channel at the eaves or on the roof of a ...
gutterball
gutter ball n. A ball played in bowling that goes into the gutter and scores no points. * * *
guttering
/gut"euhr ing/, n. 1. the act of making gutters. 2. material for making gutters. 3. the gutters of an individual building. 4. the melted wax or tallow of a candle. [1400-50; late ...
guttersnipe
—guttersnipish, adj. /gut"euhr snuyp'/, n. 1. a person belonging to or characteristic of the lowest social group in a city. 2. a street urchin. [1855-60; GUTTER + SNIPE] * * *
Guttiferae
      alternative name for the plant family Clusiaceae in the order Malpighiales. * * *
guttiform
/gut"euh fawrm'/, adj. shaped like a drop. [1870-75; GUTT(A) drop (of liquid) + -I- + -FORM] * * *
guttle
—guttler, n. /gut"l/, v.i., v.t., guttled, guttling. to eat greedily or voraciously; gormandize. [1645-55; GUT + -LE; cf. GUZZLE] * * *
guttural
—gutturally, adv. —gutturalness, gutturality, gutturalism, n. /gut"euhr euhl/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to the throat. 2. harsh; throaty. 3. Phonet. pertaining to or ...
gutturalism
See guttural. * * *
gutturality
See gutturalism. * * *
gutturalization
See gutturalize. * * *
gutturalize
—gutturalization, n. /gut"euhr euh luyz'/, v., gutturalized, gutturalizing. v.t. 1. to speak or pronounce (something) in a guttural manner. 2. Phonet. to change into, pronounce ...
gutturalized
/gut"euhr euh luyzd'/, adj. Phonet. pronounced with guttural coarticulation. [1875-80; GUTTURALIZE + -ED2] * * *
gutturally
See gutturalism. * * *
gutturalness
See gutturalism. * * *
gutturonasal
/gut'euh roh nay"zeuhl/, Phonet. adj. 1. articulated in the back of the mouth and given resonance in the nasal cavity, as the sound represented by /ng/ in /ring/. n. 2. a ...
gutty
/gut"ee/, adj., guttier, guttiest. Informal. showing spirit; plucky; gutsy: a gutty attempt to kick a field goal. [1935-40; GUT + -Y1] * * *
Gutzkow, Karl
▪ German writer born March 17, 1811, Berlin, Prussia [Germany] died Dec. 16, 1878, Sachsenhausen, Frankfurt am Main  novelist and dramatist who was a pioneer of the modern ...
guv
/guv/, n. Chiefly Brit. Informal. 1. term of address used to a man, esp. by a younger man, boy, employee, or social inferior. 2. governor (def. 6). [1850-55; by shortening and ...
Guwahati
or Gauhati City (pop., 2001 prelim.: 808,021), western Assam state, northeastern India. Located on the Brahmaputra River, it was the capital of the Hindu kingdom of Kamarupa ...
Guwen
▪ Chinese script Chinese“ancient script”Wade-Giles romanization  Kuwen   early form of Chinese writing, examples of which are found on bronze vessels and objects of the ...
guy
guy1 /guy/, n., v., guyed, guying. n. 1. Informal. a man or boy; fellow: He's a nice guy. 2. Usually, guys. Informal. persons of either sex; people: Could one of you guys help me ...
Guy
/guy/; Fr. /gee/, n. a male given name: from a Germanic word meaning "woods." * * * (as used in expressions) Bolton Guy Reginald Burgess Guy Francis de Moncy Dorchester of ...
Guy Burgess
➡ Burgess (II) * * *
Guy Fawkes
➡ Fawkes * * *
Guy Fawkes Day
/guy" fawks"/ (in Britain) November 5, celebrating the anniversary of the capture of Guy Fawkes. Cf. Gunpowder Plot. * * *
Guy Fawkes Night
➡ note at Bonfire Night. * * *
guy Friday
a man who acts as a general assistant in a business office or to an executive and has a wide variety of esp. secretarial and clerical duties. Cf. gal Friday. * * *
Guy II
▪ Holy Roman emperor byname  Guy of Spoleto,  Italian  Guido di Spoleto,  French  Gui de Spolète  died 894       duke of Spoleto, who was claimant to the throne ...
Guy Of Warwick
▪ English hero       English hero of romance whose story was popular in France and England from the 13th to the 17th century and was told in English broadside ballads as ...
Guy, Billy
▪ 2003 Frank Phillips, Jr.        American pop singer (b. June 20, 1936, Itasca, Texas—d. Nov. 12, 2002, Las Vegas, Nev.), was one of the original members of the ...
Guy, Buddy
▪ 2005       In early 2004 Buddy Guy's Blues Singer won the 2004 Grammy Award for best traditional blues album as well as the W.C. Handy Blues Award for album of the ...
Guy, Rosa
▪ American author in full  Rosa Cuthbert Guy   born Sept. 1, 1925/28, Trinidad, West Indies       American writer whose fiction for young adults usually concerns ...
Guy, Thomas
▪ British philanthropist born 1644/45, Southwark, London, Eng. died Dec. 27, 1724, London  founder of Guy's Hospital, London.       A bookseller from 1668, dealing ...
Guy-Blaché, Alice
orig. Alice Guy born July 1, 1873, Paris, France died March 24, 1968, Mahwah, N.J., U.S. French-born U.S. pioneer of French and American film industries. The first woman ...
Guyana
—Guyanese /guy'euh neez", -nees"/, n., adj. /guy an"euh, -ah"neuh/, n. an independent republic on the NE coast of South America: a former British protectorate; gained ...
Guyana, flag of
▪ Flag History also called  Golden Arrowhead        national flag consisting of a green field incorporating a red hoist triangle and a central yellow arrowhead, ...
Guyanese
See Guyana. * * * ➡ Guyana * * *
Guyenne
/gwee yen"/, n. Guienne. * * * or Guienne ancient Aquitania Historic region, southwestern France. The Guyenne region corresponds to the modern département of Gironde and to ...
GuyFawkes Day
Guy Fawkes Day (gīʹ fôksʹ) n. November 5, observed in England to commemorate the foiling of the attempt led by Guy Fawkes in 1605 to blow up the king and members of ...
Guymon
▪ Oklahoma, United States       city, seat (1907) of Texas county, northwestern Oklahoma, U.S. It lies on the high plains of the Panhandle, near the North Canadian ...
Guynemer, Georges-Marie
▪ French pilot born Dec. 24, 1894, Paris, Fr. died Sept. 11, 1917, near Poelcapelle, Belg.  one of the most renowned combat pilots of World War I and France's first great ...
Guyon
/gwee yawonn"/, n. Madame (Jeanne Marie Bouvier de la Matte), 1648-1717, French writer. * * *
Guyon, Jeanne-Marie Bouvier de La Motte, Madame Du Chesnoy
▪ French mystic , née Bouvier De La Motte, byname Madame Guyon born April 13, 1648, Montargis, Fr. died June 9, 1717, Blois       French mystic and writer, a central ...
guyot
/gee oh"/, n. a flat-topped seamount, found chiefly in the Pacific Ocean. [1945-50; named after Arnold H. Guyot (1807-84), Swiss-born American geologist and geographer] * * ...
Guyot, Arnold Henry
▪ American geologist born , Sept. 28, 1807, Boudevilliers, near Neuchâtel, Switz. died Feb. 8, 1884, Princeton, N.J., U.S.       Swiss-born American geologist, ...
Guys and Dolls
a Broadway comedy musical play (1950), based on stories by Damon Runyon. It is about some New York criminals and the attempts of a woman in the Salvation Army to convert them to ...
Guys, Constantin
▪ French journalist born 1802 or 1805, Flushing, Neth. died Dec. 13, 1892, Paris       cartoonist (cartoon) and comic illustrator who depicted the fashionable world of ...
Guyton de Morveau, Louis Bernard
▪ French chemist and educator Introduction born Jan. 4, 1737, Dijon, France died Jan. 2, 1816, Paris       French chemist who played a major part in the reform of ...
Guyton, Arthur Clifton
▪ 2004       American medical researcher and educator (b. Sept. 8, 1919, Oxford, Miss.—d. April 3, 2003, Jackson, Miss.), wrote one of the most widely used medical ...
Güyük
▪ Mongol emperor also spelled Kuyuk born 1206, Mongolia died 1248, Mongolia       grandson of Genghis Khan and eldest son and successor of Ögödei, the first khagan, ...
guyver
/guy"veuhr/, n. Australian Slang. affectation of speech or manner. Also, guiver. [1865-70; orig. obscure; perh. to be identified with dial. (N England) givour greedy, gluttonous, ...
Guy’s
➡ Guy’s Hospital * * *
Guy’s Hospital
(also infml Guy’s) a leading teaching hospital in south London, England. It was started in 1721 by Thomas Guy, a man who had made a lot of money printing and selling books. ...
Guzmán
/goohs mahn"/, n. Martín Luis /mahrdd teen"lwees/, 1887-1976, Mexican novelist, journalist, and soldier. * * * (as used in expressions) Eugénia María de Montijo de ...
Guzmán (Fernández), (Silvestre) Antonio
born Feb. 12, 1911, La Vega, Dom.Rep. died July 4, 1982, Santo Domingo President of the Dominican Republic (1978–82). Son of a textile merchant, he managed textile stores ...
Guzmán Blanco
/goohs mahn" blahng"kaw/ Antonio /ahn taw"nyaw/, 1829-99, Venezuelan political leader: president 1870-88. * * *
Guzmán Blanco, Antonio
▪ president of Venezuela born Feb. 28, 1829, Caracas, Venez. died July 20, 1899, Paris       Venezuelan president and typical Latin American caudillo (military leader ...
Guzmán Fernández, Antonio
▪ president of Dominican Republic born Feb. 12, 1911, La Vega, Dominican Republic died July 4, 1982, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic       the president of the ...
Guzmán, Martín Luis
▪ Mexican writer born October 6, 1887, Chihuahua, Mexico died December 22, 1976, Mexico City       novelist who was one of the finest writers of the revolutionary ...
Guzmania
▪ plant genus  genus of about 85 species of tropical American and West Indian epiphytes (plants that are supported by other plants and have aerial roots exposed to the humid ...
guzzle
—guzzler, n. /guz"euhl/, v., guzzled, guzzling, n. v.i., v.t. 1. to drink, or sometimes eat, greedily, frequently, or plentifully: They spent the whole night guzzling ...
guzzler
See guzzle. * * *
gv
gv abbrev. gravimetric volume * * *
GVW
gross vehicle weight; gross vehicular weight. * * *
GW
gigawatt; gigawatts. Also, Gw. * * *
Gwadar
▪ Pakistan       town and seaport, southwestern Balochistan province, southwestern Pakistan. Located on the sandy Nuh headland that juts southward into the Arabian Sea, ...
Gwādar Bay
▪ bay, Arabian Sea Persian  Khalīj-e Gavāter,         inlet of the Arabian Sea indenting the sandy Makran coast at the Iran–Pakistan border. It is about 20 miles ...
Gwala, Harry
▪ 1996       South African communist and a leader of the African National Congress who never accepted the more conciliatory approach taken by the ANC after Nelson ...
Gwalchmai ap Meilyr
▪ Welsh poet flourished c. 1130–80       one of the earliest Welsh court poets (gogynfardd) at the court of Owain Gwynedd at Aberffraw, Anglesey. His extant poems ...
Gwalior
/gwah"lee awr'/, n. 1. a former state in central India, now part of Madhya Pradesh. 2. a city in N Madhya Pradesh. 406,755. * * * City (pop., 2001 prelim.: 826,919), Madhya ...
Gwanda
▪ Zimbabwe       town, southern Zimbabwe. Gwanda was founded in 1900, and its name derives from that of a nearby hill known as Jahunda. It is located on the ...
Gwandu
formerly Gando Traditional emirate, northwestern Nigeria. Originally settled by the Kebbawa, the area was part of the the Kebbi kingdom in the 16th century. The emirate's town ...
Gwari
/gwahr"ee/, n., pl. Gwaris, (esp. collectively) Gwari. a member of an agricultural people of northeastern Nigeria. Also, Gbari. * * *
Gwawl
/gwowl/, n. Welsh Legend. the rival of Pwyll for the hand of Rhiannon. * * *
gweduc
/gooh"ee duk'/, n. geoduck. * * *
Gwen
/gwen/, n. a female given name, form of Gwendolyn or Guenevere. * * *
Gwen John
➡ John (IV) * * *
Gwendoline
Gwendoline [gwen′də lin] n. 〚< Celt: see GUINEVERE〛 a feminine name: dim. Gwen; var. Gwendolyn * * *
Gwendolyn
/gwen"dl in/, n. a female given name: from a Welsh word meaning "white." * * *
Gwent
/gwent/, n. a county in S Wales. 440,100; 531 sq. mi. (1376 sq. km). * * * Historical region, southeastern Wales. Its heart is the plain of Gwent, and it includes a coastal ...
gwersiou
      narrative ballad in the Breton language that dramatically describes local events, history, legends, and folklore. One of two major types of Breton folk poetry, the ...
Gweru
/gway"rooh/, n. a city in central Zimbabwe. 25,000. Formerly, Gwelo /gway"loh/. * * * ▪ Zimbabwe formerly  Gwelo,         town, central Zimbabwe, on the Gweru ...
Gwich'in
▪ people also called  Kutchin        a group of Athabaskan-speaking North American Indian tribes inhabiting the basins of the Yukon and Peel rivers in eastern Alaska ...
gwine
/gwuyn/, v. Chiefly Southern U.S. Nonstandard. pres. part. of go. * * *
Gwinnett
/gwi net"/, n. Button, 1735?-77, American Revolutionary leader, born in England. * * *
Gwinnett, Button
▪ American statesman born c. 1735, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, Eng. died May 16, 1777, St. Catherine's Island, off Savannah, Ga., U.S.       American merchant, ...
ġwl
Arabic root, to snatch, grab, destroy. Algol, ghoul, from Arabic (al-)ġūl, (the) desert demon, ogre, ghoul, from ġāla, to snatch, grab, destroy. * * *
ġwr
see ġrr. * * *
gwy
Central Semitic noun *gāy-, tribe. goy, from Hebrew gôy, nation people (usually, and later exclusively, of non-Israelite, and then non-Jewish, people). * * *
Gwyn
/gwin/ n. Eleanor ("Nell"), 1650-87, English actress: mistress of Charles II. Also, Gwynne. * * *
Gwyn, Nell
orig. Eleanor Gwyn born Feb. 2, 1650, London, Eng. died Nov. 14, 1687, London British actress. She was selling oranges at the Drury Lane Theatre when she became the mistress ...
Gwyn, Sandra
▪ 2001       Canadian journalist (b. May 17, 1935, St. John's, Nfd.—d. May 26, 2000, Toronto, Ont.), passionately championed her native province of Newfoundland in ...
Gwyn,Eleanor
Gwyn or Gwynne (gwĭn), Eleanor. Known as “Nell.” 1650?-1687. English actress. She was the lover of Charles II after c. 1668. * * *
Gwynedd
/gwin"edh/, n. a county in E Wales. 224,200; 1493 sq. mi. (3866 sq. km). * * * or Gwyneth County (pop., 2001: 116,838), northwestern Wales. It encompasses most of the historic ...
Gwyneth Paltrow
➡ Paltrow * * *
Gwynn, Tony
▪ 1998       U.S. athlete Tony Gwynn declared 1997 his best year in major league baseball. Few would argue with him. The San Diego Padres right fielder won his 8th ...
Gwynne, Fred Hubbard
▪ 1994       U.S actor and writer (b. July 10, 1926, New York, N.Y.—d. July 2, 1993, Taneytown, Md.), possessed a lanky and towering physique, which, coupled with his ...
Gy
Physics. gray2. * * *
Gyandzha
Gyandzha [gyän′jə] city in NC Azerbaijan, in Transcaucasia: pop. 282,000 * * *
Gyandzhe
Gyan·dzhe (gyän-jäʹ) See Gäncä. * * *
Gyanendra
▪ 2003       The Nepalese royal family was plunged into crisis on June 1, 2001, by the assassination of King Birendra by Crown Prince Dipendra and Dipendra's death by ...
gyangu
(Japanese: “gangster”),also called  Yakuza,         Japanese gangster or mobster, a member of a bōryokudan (q.v.), or gang of racketeers. * * *
Gyangzê
▪ China Chinese (Pinyin)  Jiangzi  or  (Wade-Giles romanization)  Chiang-tzu , also called  Jiyangzi   town, southern Tibet Autonomous Region, western China. It is ...
Gyarmati, Deszö
▪ Hungarian athlete born Oct. 23, 1927, Miskolc, Hung.       Hungarian water polo player and coach. Widely regarded as one of the greatest water polo players of all ...
gyascutus
▪ legendary animal       an imaginary, large, four-legged beast with legs on one side longer than those on the other, for walking on hillsides. Humorous references to ...
gybe
/juyb/, v.i., v.t., gybed, gybing, n. Naut. jibe1. * * *
Gyda Peninsula
▪ peninsula, Russia also called  Gydan Peninsula,  Russian  Gydansky Poluostrov,         peninsula, northern Russia. It is a northern extension of the West Siberian ...
Gygax, Ernest Gary
▪ 2009       American inventor born July 27, 1938, Chicago, Ill. died March 4, 2008, Lake Geneva, Wis. helped create (1974) the world's first role-playing fantasy ...
Gyges
/juy"jeez/, n. Gk. Myth. 1. Also, Gyes /juy"eez/. one of the Hecatonchires. 2. a shepherd who found a ring making its wearer invisible. Invited by the king of Lydia secretly to ...
gyl
West Semitic, to rejoice. Abigail, from Hebrew ʾăbîgayil, my father (is) joy, from *gayil, joy, akin to gîl, rejoicing, joy, from gāl, to rejoice (ʾăbî, my father; see ...
Gylippus
▪ Spartan general flourished 5th century BC       Spartan general who in 414–413, during the Peloponnesian War, broke the Athenian siege of Syracuse, Sicily. Urged ...
Gyllenborg, Gustaf Fredrik, Greve
▪ Swedish poet born November 25, 1731, Suinstad, Östergötland, Sweden died March 30, 1808, Stockholm       Swedish poet known for his satirical and reflective poetry. ...
Gyllensten, Lars
▪ Swedish author in full  Lars Johan Wictor Gyllensten  born Nov. 12, 1921, Stockholm, Swed. died May 25, 2006, Solna       Swedish intellectual, professor of ...
Gyllensten, Lars Johan Wictor
▪ 2007       Swedish physician, novelist, and intellectual (b. Nov. 12, 1921, Stockholm, Swed.—d. May 25, 2006, Solna, Swed.), in some 30 novels, explored the ...
Gyllenstierna, Johan, Greve
▪ Swedish statesman born Feb. 18, 1635, Brännkyrka, Swed. died June 10, 1680, Landskrona       statesman and chief adviser of King Charles XI of ...
gym
/jim/, n. 1. a gymnasium. 2. Informal. See physical education. [1870-75; by shortening] * * *
gym shoe
a lightweight canvas shoe with a rubber sole; sneaker. [1925-30] * * *
gym suit
any outfit prescribed for wear while participating in gymnastics or sports. * * *
gymel
/jim"euhl/, n. Music. the technique, found in some medieval English music, of singing voice parts in parallel thirds. Also, gimel. [1350-1400; ME gimeles, gemeles twins < MF ...
gymkhana
/jim kah"neuh/, n. 1. a field day held for equestrians, consisting of exhibitions of horsemanship and much pageantry. 2. Also called autocross. a competition in which sports cars ...
gymn-
var. of gymno- before a vowel: gymnanthous. * * *
gymnanthous
/jim nan"theuhs/, adj. Bot. achlamydeous. [1875-80; GYMN- + -ANTHOUS] * * *
gymnasia
/jim nay"zee euh, -zheuh/, n. a pl. of gymnasium. * * *
gymnasiarch
—gymnasiarchy, n. /jim nay"zee ahrk'/, n. (in ancient Greece) a magistrate who superintended the gymnasia and public games in certain cities. [1650-60; < L gymnasiarchus master ...
gymnasiast
gymnasiast1 /jim nay"zee ast'/, n. a gymnast. [1855-60; GYMNASI(UM)1 + -AST] gymnasiast2 /jim nay"zee ast'/, n. a student in a gymnasium. [1820-30; < G < NL gymnasiasta. See ...
gymnasium
gymnasium1 —gymnasial, adj. /jim nay"zee euhm/, n., pl. gymnasiums, gymnasia /-zee euh, -zheuh/. 1. a building or room designed and equipped for indoor sports, exercise, or ...
gymnast
/jim"nast, -neuhst/, n. a person trained and skilled in gymnastics. [1585-95; < Gk gymnastés the trainer of the athletes, equiv. to gymnáz(ein) (see GYMNASIUM1) + -tes agent ...
gymnastic
—gymnastically, adv. /jim nas"tik/, adj. of or pertaining to physical exercises that develop and demonstrate strength, balance, and agility, esp. such exercises performed ...


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