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George Washington Birthplace National Monument
National monument, eastern Virginia, U.S. Established in 1930, it consists of 538 acres (218 hectares) located along the Potomac River. Wakefield, the house where George ...
George Washington Bridge
a large US suspension bridge (= a bridge hanging from steel cables supported by towers at each end) across the Hudson River from Manhattan(1) in New York City to Fort Lee, New ...
George Washington University, The
▪ university, Washington, District of Columbia, United States       private, coeducational institution of higher learning in Washington, D.C., U.S. It consists of the ...
George Washington: Farewell Address
▪ Primary Source       Washington's Farewell Address was never delivered by him. It appeared first by his own arrangement in a newspaper at Philadelphia, then the seat ...
George Washington: First Inaugural Address
▪ Primary Source       Thursday, April 30, 1789       Among the vicissitudes incident to life no event could have filled me with greater anxieties than that of ...
George Washington: On the Lack of a National Spirit
▪ Primary Source              At no time during the Revolution was there unity of public mind or purpose in America. Even many of those who generally accepted ...
George Washington: Second Inaugural Address
▪ Primary Source       Monday, March 4, 1793       I am again called upon by the voice of my country to execute the functions of its Chief Magistrate. When the ...
George William
▪ elector of Brandenburg German  Georg Wilhelm   born Nov. 13, 1595, Kölln an der Spree, Brandenburg [now in Berlin, Ger.] died Dec. 1, 1640, Königsberg, Prussia [now ...
George William Russell
orig. George William Russell born April 10, 1867, Lurgan, County Armagh, Ire. died July 17, 1935, Bournemouth, Hampshire, Eng. Irish poet and mystic. A leading figure in the ...
George, Eddie
▪ 1996       Governors of the Bank of England had always been powerful people, but traditionally they exercised their power in private. When Eddie George, a hard-line ...
George, Elizabeth
▪ 2006       By her own account, American mystery writer Elizabeth George scored a great success in allowing an unprecedented calamity to befall Detective Inspector ...
George, Henry
born Sept. 2, 1839, Philadelphia, Pa., U.S. died Oct. 29, 1897, New York, N.Y. U.S. land reformer and economist. He left school before age 14 to work as a clerk and then at ...
George, Lake
Lake, northeastern New York, U.S. It is 32 mi (51 km) long and 1–4 mi (1.6–6.4 km) wide and is connected to Lake Champlain through a series of waterfalls. In the foothills ...
George, Saint
flourished 3rd century died traditionally Lydda, Palestine; feast day April 23 Early Christian martyr and patron saint of England. His historical existence is uncertain, but ...
George, Stefan
born July 12, 1868, Büdesheim, near Bingen, Hesse died Dec. 4, 1933, Minusio, near Locarno, Switz. German poet. George traveled widely, becoming associated with Stéphane ...
George,Lake
George, Lake 1. A lake of northeast Florida formed by a widening of the St. Johns River. 2. A glacial lake of northeast New York in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains ...
George,Saint
George, Saint. Died c. A.D. 303. Christian martyr and patron of England who, according to legend, slew a fearsome dragon. * * *
GeorgeI
I. George I1, 1660-1727. Elector of Hanover (1698-1727) and king of Great Britain and Ireland (1714-1727) who left the affairs of his country in the hands of Sir Robert ...
GeorgeII
I. George II1, 1683-1760. King of Great Britain and Ireland and elector of Hanover (1727-1760). His 1743 victory at the Battle of Dettingen (a village of present-day ...
GeorgeIII
George III, 1738-1820. King of Great Britain and Ireland (1760-1820) and of Hanover (1815-1820). His government's policies fed American colonial discontent, leading to revolution ...
GeorgeIV
George IV, 1762-1830. King of Great Britain and Ireland and of Hanover (1820-1830) who caused controversy when he attempted to divorce his estranged wife, Caroline of ...
GeorgeRiver
George River A river of northeast Quebec, Canada, rising on the Quebec-Labrador border and flowing about 563 km (350 mi) northward to Ungava Bay. * * *
Georges
(as used in expressions) Bataille Georges Bernanos Georges Bidault Georges Augustin Bizet Georges Bonnet Georges Étienne Boulanger Georges Ernest Jean Marie Braque ...
Georges Bank
/jawr"jiz/ a bank extending generally NE from Nantucket: fishing grounds. 150 mi. (240 km) long. * * * Submerged sandbank in the Atlantic Ocean east of Massachusetts, U.S. It ...
GeorgesBank
Geor·ges Bank (jôrʹjĭz) A submerged sandbank in the Atlantic Ocean east of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. It is a highly productive fishing ground. * * *
Georgetown
/jawrj"town'/, n. 1. Also, George Town. a seaport in and the capital of the state of Penang, in NW Malaysia. 250,578. 2. a seaport in and the capital of Guyana, at the mouth of ...
Georgetown University
Private university in Washington, D.C., U.S. Founded in 1789, it was the first Roman Catholic (Jesuit) college in the U.S. It has always been open to people of all faiths. It ...
Georgette
/jawr jet"/, n. a sheer silk or rayon crepe of dull texture. Also called Georgette crepe. [1910-15; formerly a trademark] /jawr jet", jawr"jet/, n. a female given name, form of ...
GeorgeV
George V, 1865-1936. King of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and emperor of India (1910-1936) who gave up his German titles during World War I. * * *
GeorgeV Coast
George V Coast also George V Land A section of the coastal area of Antarctica between Wilkes Land and Victoria Land. It is claimed by Australia. * * *
GeorgeVI
George VI, 1895-1952. King of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (1936-1952) and emperor of India (1936-1947). He acceded to the throne on the abdication of his brother Edward ...
Georgia
/jawr"jeuh/, n. 1. a state in the SE United States. 5,464,265; 58,876 sq. mi. (152,489 sq. km). Cap.: Atlanta. Abbr.: GA (for use with zip code), Ga. 2. Also called Georgian ...
Georgia Institute of Technology
known as Georgia Tech Public institution of higher learning in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., founded in 1885. It consists of colleges of architecture, computing, engineering, ...
Georgia O’Keeffe
➡ O’Keeffe * * *
Georgia pine.
See longleaf pine. [1790-1800, Amer.] * * *
Georgia Platform
▪ United States history       statement of qualified support for the U.S. Union among Georgia conservatives following the Compromise of 1850.       Drawn up by ...
Georgia Southern University
▪ university, Statesboro, Georgia, United States       public, coeducational institution of higher learning in Statesboro, Georgia, U.S., about 50 miles (80 km) ...
Georgia State University
▪ university, Georgia, United States       public, coeducational institution of higher learning in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. It is part of the University System of ...
Georgia, flag of
▪ Flag History       national flag consisting of a white field with a red cross dividing the field into quarters, each of which contains a red formée cross. The ...
Georgia, flag of 1
▪ Flag History       U.S. state flag consisting of a striped red-white-red field (background) with a blue canton containing the state coat of arms surrounded by a ...
Georgia, Strait of
Channel in the Pacific Ocean, southwestern Canada and northwestern U.S. Located between Vancouver Island, the southwestern mainland of British Columbia, and northwestern ...
Georgia, University of
▪ university, Athens, Georgia, United States       public, coeducational institution of higher learning in Athens, Georgia, U.S. It is part of the University System of ...
Georgia,Strait of
Georgia, Strait of A channel between Vancouver Island, Canada, and mainland British Columbia and northern Washington State. Part of the Inland Passage to Alaska, the strait ...
Georgiadis, Nicholas
▪ 2002       Greek-born stage designer, artist, and teacher (b. Sept. 14, 1923, Athens, Greece—d. March 10, 2001, London, Eng.), applied his training in both painting ...
Georgian
/jawr"jeuhn/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to the period of British history from the accession of George I in 1714 to the death of George IV in 1830, or the four kings named George ...
Georgian Bay
the NE part of Lake Huron, in Ontario, Canada. 6000 sq. mi. (15,500 sq. km). * * * Inlet, Lake Huron, southeastern Ontario, Canada. Sheltered from the rest of the lake by ...
Georgian language
Caucasian language of the Republic of Georgia, spoken by about 4. 1 million people worldwide. Georgian is unique among Caucasian languages in having an ancient literary ...
Georgian literature
Introduction       the body of written works in the Georgian language. Origins and early development       The origins of Georgian literature date to the 4th ...
Georgian Orthodox church
▪ Christianity       autocephalous (independent) church of the Orthodox communion in Georgia. The church is one of the most ancient Christian communities in the world. ...
Georgian poetry
Body of lyrical poetry produced in Britain in the early 20th century. Desiring to make new poetry more accessible to the public, Rupert Brooke and Sir Edward Marsh produced five ...
Georgian poets
n [pl] a group of British poets who wrote and published poems together in the early part of the 20th century, when George V was king. The group included Rupert Brooke, Walter de ...
Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic
Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic a republic of the U.S.S.R.: now GEORGIA2 * * *
Georgian style
Architecture, interior design, and decorative arts of Britain during the reigns (1714–1830) of the first four Georges. It encompassed Palladianism (see Andrea Palladio), ...
Georgiana
/jawr'jee an"euh/, n. a female given name. * * *
GeorgianBay
Georgian Bay An extension of Lake Huron in southeast Ontario, Canada. Many of its small, wooded islands are summer resorts. * * *
georgic
/jawr"jik/, adj. 1. agricultural. n. 2. a poem on an agricultural theme. [1505-15; < L georgicus < Gk georgikós, equiv. to georg(ós) husbandman (geo- GEO- + -ourgos working, ...
Georgie Porgie
a boy in an old nursery rhyme with these words: Georgie Porgie, pudding and pie, Kissed the girls and made them cry; When the boys came out to play, Georgie Porgie ran away.It is ...
Georgievsk, Treaty of
▪ Russia-Georgia [1783]       (July 24, 1783), agreement concluded by Catherine II the Great of Russia and Erekle II of Kartalinia-Kakhetia (eastern Georgia) by which ...
Georgina
/jawr jee"neuh/, n. 1. a town in SE Ontario, in S Canada. 18,530. 2. Also, Georgine /jawr jeen"/. a female given name. * * *
Georgius
(as used in expressions) Agricola Georgius Georgius Florentius Georgius Olai * * *
Georgy
(as used in expressions) Georgy Melitonovich Balanchivadze Chicherin Georgy Vasilyevich Georgy Antonovich Gamov Lvov Georgy Yevgenyevich Prince Malenkov Georgy ...
geoscience
/jee'oh suy"euhns/, n. See earth science. [1940-45; GEO- + SCIENCE] * * *
geoscientist
/jee'oh suy"euhn tist/, n. a specialist in earth science. [1940-45; GEO- + SCIENTIST] * * *
geostatic
/jee'euh stat"ik/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to pressure exerted by the weight of overlying rock. 2. (of a construction) resistant to such pressure. [GEO- + STATIC] * * *
geostationary
/jee'oh stay"sheuh ner'ee/, adj. of or pertaining to a satellite traveling in an orbit 22,300 miles (35,900 km) above the earth's equator: at this altitude, the satellite's ...
Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite
one of a series of U.S. geostationary meteorological satellites that collect data for worldwide weather forecasting. Abbr.: GOES * * *
geostationary orbit
      a circular orbit 35,785 km (22,236 miles) above Earth's (Earth) Equator in which a satellite's (satellite) orbital period is equal to Earth's rotation period of 23 ...
geostrategic
See geostrategy. * * *
geostrategist
See geostrategic. * * *
geostrategy
ge·o·strat·e·gy (jē'ō-strătʹə-jē) n. pl. ge·o·strat·e·gies 1. The branch of geopolitics that deals with strategy. 2. The geopolitical and strategic factors that ...
geostrophic
/jee'euh strof"ik, -stroh"fik/, adj. of or pertaining to the balance between the Coriolis force and the horizontal pressure force in the atmosphere. [1915-20; GEO- + STROPHIC] * ...
geostrophic motion
▪ atmospheric science       fluid flow in a direction parallel to lines of equal pressure (isobars) in a rotating system, such as the Earth. Such flow is produced by the ...
geostrophic wind
a wind whose velocity and direction are mathematically defined by the balanced relationship of the pressure gradient force and the Coriolis force: conceived as blowing parallel ...
geostrophically
See geostrophic. * * *
geosynchronous
ge·o·syn·chro·nous (jē'ō-sĭngʹkrə-nəs, -sĭnʹ-) adj. 1. Of, relating to, or being an orbit that has a period of one sidereal day. 2. ...
geosynchronously
See geosynchronous. * * *
geosynclinal
/jee'oh sin kluyn"l/, adj. Geol. pertaining to a synclinal fold that involves a relatively large part of the earth's surface. [1870-75; GEO- + SYNCLINAL] * * *
geosyncline
/jee'oh sin"kluyn/, n. Geol. a portion of the earth's crust subjected to downward warping during a large span of geologic time; a geosynclinal fold. [1890-95; GEO- + SYNCLINE] * ...
geotactic
See geotaxis. * * *
geotactically
See geotactic. * * *
geotaxis
—geotactic /jee'oh tak"tik/, adj. —geotactically, adv. /jee'oh tak"sis/, n. Biol. oriented movement of a motile organism toward or away from a gravitational force. [1960-65; ...
geotechnical
/jee'oh tek"ni keuhl/, adj. of or pertaining to practical applications of geological science in civil engineering, mining, etc. [GEO- + TECHNICAL] * * *
geotectonic
/jee'oh tek ton"ik/, adj. tectonic (def. 2). [1880-85; GEO- + TECTONIC] * * *
geothermal
/jee'oh therr"meuhl/, adj. of or pertaining to the internal heat of the earth. Also, geothermic. [1870-75; GEO- + THERMAL] * * *
geothermal energy
Power obtained by using heat from the Earth's interior. Most geothermal resources are in regions of active volcanism. Hot springs, geysers, pools of boiling mud, and fumaroles ...
geothermal gradient
the increase in temperature with increasing depth within the earth. [1935-40] * * *
geothermally
See geothermal. * * *
geotropic
—geotropically, adv. /jee'oh trop"ik, -troh"pik/, adj. Biol. of, pertaining to, or exhibiting geotropism. [1870-75; GEO- + -TROPIC] * * *
geotropically
See geotropic. * * *
geotropism
/jee o"treuh piz'euhm/, n. Biol. oriented growth with respect to the force of gravity. [1870-75; GEO- + -TROPISM] * * *
Gepidae
▪ people       a Germanic tribe that lived on the southern Baltic coast in the 1st century AD, having migrated there from southern Sweden some years earlier. The Gepidae ...
ger
ger abbrev. gerund * * *
Ger
Ger abbrev. 1. German 2. Germany * * *
ger-
To gather. Oldest form *ə₂ger-. 1. Extended form *grem-. cram, from Old English crammian, to stuff, cram, from Germanic *kramm-. 2. Reduplicated form *gre-g-. gregarious; ...
Ger.
1. German. 2. Germany. * * *
ger.
1. gerund. 2. gerundive. * * *
Gera
/gay"rddah/, n. a city in E central Germany. 124,000. * * * ▪ Germany       city, Thuringia Land (state), east-central Germany. It lies along the Weisse Elster River, ...
gerah
/gee"reuh/, n. an ancient Hebrew weight and coin, equal to 1/20 of a shekel. [1525-35; < Heb gerah < Akkadian giru] * * *
Geraint
/ji raynt"/, n. Arthurian Romance. one of the knights of the Round Table, husband of Enid. * * *
Gerald
/jer"euhld/, n. a male given name: from Germanic words meaning "spear" and "rule." * * * (as used in expressions) Breyer Stephen Gerald Alfred Gerald Caplin Edelman Gerald ...
Gerald Durrell
➡ Durrell (I) * * *
Gerald Ford
➡ Ford (II) * * *
Gerald R. Ford: Allocation of the World's Resources
▪ Primary Source              During September 1974, President Ford made two major addresses on the problems of the energy crisis and the use of the world's ...
Gerald R. Ford: First Address to Congress and the Nation
▪ Primary Source              On Monday evening, August 12, 1974, President Ford addressed a joint session of Congress. Although his remarks contained few ...
Gerald R. Ford: The Pardon of Richard Nixon
▪ Primary Source       On Sunday, September 8, in a surprise announcement, President Ford issued a pardon to former President Nixon for "all offenses against the United ...
Geraldine
/jer"euhl deen'/, n. a female given name: derived from Gerald. * * * (as used in expressions) Farrar Geraldine Ferraro Geraldine Anne Lorde Audre Geraldine Page Geraldine * * *
Geraldine Ferraro
➡ Ferraro * * *
Geraldton
/jer"euhld teuhn, -euhl-/, n. a seaport in W Australia. 20,895. * * * ▪ Western Australia, Australia       town and Indian Ocean port, southwestern Western Australia. ...
geraniaceous
/ji ray'nee ay"sheuhs/, adj. belonging to the Geraniaceae, the geranium family of plants. Cf. geranium family. [ < NL Geraniace(ae) (see GERANIUM, -ACEAE) + -OUS] * * *
geranial
/ji ray"nee euhl/, n. See under citral. [1895-1900; GERANI(UM) + -AL3] * * *
Geraniales
▪ plant order  the geranium order of dicotyledonous flowering plants, belonging to the basal Rosid group of the core eudicots. It consists of 5 families, 17 genera, and ...
geraniol
/jeuh ray"nee awl', -ol'/, n. Chem. a colorless or pale-yellow terpene alcohol, C10H18O, with a geraniumlike odor, found in rose oil, soluble in alcohol and ether, insoluble in ...
geranium
/ji ray"nee euhm/, n. 1. any of numerous plants of the genus Geranium, which comprises the crane's-bills. 2. the wild geranium, G. maculatum, of eastern North America, having ...
geranium family
the plant family Geraniaceae, typified by herbaceous plants or small shrubs having lobed leaves, showy flowers, and slender, beak-shaped fruit, and including the crane's-bills, ...
Gerar
/gee"rahr/, n. an ancient city in Palestine, near the Mediterranean: now an archaeological site in Israel. * * *
Gerard
/jeuh rahrd"/, n. Also, Gérard. a male given name, form of Gerald. * * * (as used in expressions) Gerard Adams David Gerard Gerard Dou Anton Herman Gerard Fokker Hopkins Gerard ...
Gérard
/zhay rddahrdd"/, n. Comte Étienne Maurice /kawonnt ay tyen" moh rddees"/, 1773-1852, French marshal under Napoleon. * * * (as used in expressions) Gerard Adams David ...
Gerard Hoffnung
➡ Hoffnung * * *
Gerard Manley Hopkins
➡ Hopkins (II) * * *
Gerard of Cremona
▪ Italian scholar born c. 1114, , Cremona, Lombardy [Italy] died 1187, Toledo, kingdom of Castile [Spain]       European medieval scholar who translated the works of ...
Gérard, François, Baron
▪ French painter in full  François-pascal-simon Gérard   born May 4, 1770, Rome, Papal States [Italy] died Jan. 11, 1837, Paris, France  Neoclassical painter best known ...
Gerard, John
▪ English herbalist and author born 1545, Nantwich, Cheshire, Eng. died February 1612, London  English herbalist, author of The Herball, or generall historie of plantes ...
Gerard, Saint
▪ Venetian monk Hungarian  Szent Gellért  born c. 980, Venice [Italy] died Aug. 29, 1046; feast day Sept. 24       Venetian Benedictine monk, one of the chief ...
Gerardi Conedera, Juan Jose, Bishop
▪ 1999       Guatemalan religious leader who, in his campaign for human rights, led the Recovery of Historical Memory project; two days after the project's findings were ...
gerardia
☆ gerardia [jə rär′dē ə ] n. 〚ModL, after J. Gerard (1545-1612), Eng botanist〛 any of a genus (Gerardia) of American plants of the figwort family, with showy yellow, ...
geratology
—geratologic /jer'euh tl oj"ik/, geratologous /jer'euh tol"euh geuhs/, adj. /jer'euh tol"euh jee/, n. Biol. the study of the diminution or decline of life, as in an individual ...
gerbera
/gerr"beuhr euh, jerr"-/, n. any of various composite plants of the genus Gerbera, native to Africa and Asia, having showy, many-rayed flowers ranging from yellow to red. [ < NL ...
gerbh-
To scratch. Derivatives include carve, crawl1, and program. 1. carve, from Old English ceorfan, to cut, from Germanic *kerban. 2. kerf, from Old English cyrf, a cutting (off), ...
gerbil
/jerr"beuhl/, n. 1. any of numerous small burrowing rodents of the genus Gerbillus and related genera, of Asia, Africa, and southern Russia, having long hind legs used for ...
Gerbrandy, Pieter Sjoerds
▪ prime minister of The Netherlands born April 13, 1885, Goengamieden, Neth. died Sept. 7, 1961, The Hague       Dutch statesman who as prime minister (1940–45) ...
Gerd
/gaird/, n. Scand. Myth. the daughter of a giant and the consort of Frey, who wooed her through his servant Skirnir. Also, Gerda /gair"deuh/. [ < ON Gerthr, deriv. of garthr ...
Gere
(1949– ) a US film actor. His films have included American Gigolo (1980), An Officer and a Gentleman (1982), Pretty Woman (1990), Primal Fear (1996) and Chicago (2002). Gere ...
Gere, Richard
▪ American actor and humanitarian in full  Richard Tiffany Gere  born Aug. 31, 1949, Philadelphia, Pa., U.S.       American actor and humanitarian, perhaps best known ...
Geremek, Bronislaw
▪ 2009       Polish historian and politician born March 6, 1932, Warsaw, Pol. died July 13, 2008, near Lubien, Pol. was an outspoken supporter of government reform in ...
gerent
/jear"euhnt/, n. a ruler or manager. [1570-80; < L gerent- (s. of gerens), prp. of gerere to bear, conduct, manage, equiv. to ger- bear + -ent- -ENT] * * *
gerenuk
/ger"euh nook', geuh ren"euhk/, n. a reddish-brown antelope, Litocranius walleri, of eastern Africa, having a long, slender neck. [1890-95; < Somali gáránúug] * * * ▪ ...
Gerês Mountains
▪ mountains, Europe Portuguese  Serra Do Gerês        short range of mountains, less than 20 mi (32 km) long, with a maximum width of about 11 mi, reaching an ...
Gereshk
      town, southwestern Afghanistan. It lies along the Helmand River, 75 miles (120 km) west-northwest of Kandahār, with which it is linked by road. Gereshk is the ...
Gerevich, Aladár
▪ Hungarian athlete born March 11, 1910, Jászberény, Hungary died May 14, 1991, Budapest       Hungarian fencer (fencing), who played a leading role in the Hungarian ...
gerfalcon
/jerr"fawl'keuhn, -fal'-, -faw'-/, n. gyrfalcon. * * *
Gergiev, Valery
▪ 2003       When conductor Valery Gergiev and the Kirov Opera appeared at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., in February 2002, it marked ...
Gerhaert von Leyden, Nikolaus
▪ Dutch sculptor also spelled  Nicolaus Gerhard Von Leyden   born c. 1420, , Leiden, Holland [now The Netherlands] died after 1472, , Wiener Neustadt, Archduchy of Austria ...
Gerhard
(as used in expressions) Domagk Gerhard Gesell Gerhard Alden Krebs Edwin Gerhard Richter Gerhard Scharnhorst Gerhard Johann David von Schröder Gerhard * * *
Gerhard, Johann
▪ German theologian born October 17, 1582, Quedlinburg, Halberstadt [Germany] died August 17, 1637, Jena, Saxony [Germany]       leading German Protestant (Protestant ...
Gerhardsen, Einar
▪ prime minister of Norway born May 10, 1897, Asker, Nor. died Sept. 19, 1987, Lilleborg       four-time prime minister of Norway (1945, 1945–51, 1955–63, ...
Gerhardt, Charles
▪ French chemist Introduction in full  Charles-Frédéric Gerhardt  born Aug. 21, 1816, Strasbourg, France died Aug. 19, 1856, Strasbourg  French chemist who was an ...
Gerhardt, Elena
▪ German singer born Nov. 11, 1883, Leipzig died Jan. 11, 1961, London       mezzo-soprano, one of the most accomplished singers of German lieder of her ...
geriatric
/jer'ee a"trik, jear'-/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to geriatrics, old age, or aged persons. n. 2. Slang. an old person. [1925-30; < Gk gér(on) old man + -IATRIC] * * *
geriatrician
☆ geriatrician [jer΄ē a′tristjer΄ē ə trish′ən ] n. a doctor who specializes in geriatrics: also geriatrist [jer΄ē a′trist] * * * ger·i·a·tri·cian ...
geriatrics
—geriatrician /jer'ee euh trish"euhn/, geriatrist, n. /jer'ee a"triks, jear'-/, n. (used with a sing. v.) 1. the branch of medicine dealing with the diseases, debilities, and ...
Géricault
/zhay rddee koh"/, n. (Jean Louis André) Théodore /zhahonn lwee ahonn drdday" tay aw dawrdd"/, 1791-1824, French painter. * * *
Géricault, (Jean Louis André) Théodore
Gé·ri·cault (zhā-rē-kōʹ), (Jean Louis André) Théodore. 1791-1824. French painter whose boldly colored, unorthodox works, such as The Raft of the Medusa (1819), ...
Géricault, (Jean-Louis-André-) Théodore
born Sept. 26, 1791, Rouen, Fr. died Jan. 26, 1824, Paris French painter. Under Pierre Guérin (1774–1833) he developed great skill in figure construction and composition, ...
Géricault, Théodore
▪ French painter in full  Jean-Louis-André-Théodore Géricault  born September 26, 1791, Rouen, France died January 26, 1824, Paris       painter who exerted a ...
Gérin-Lajoie, Antoine
▪ Canadian author born Aug. 4, 1824, Yamachiche, Que., Lower Canada died Aug. 4, 1882, Ottawa       writer, librarian, and leader in the early literary movement of ...
Gerizim, Mount
▪ mountain, West Bank Arabic  Jabal Al-Ṭūr,  Hebrew  Har Gerizim        mountain located in the West Bank just south of Nāblus, near the site of biblical ...
Gerlach, Helmut von
▪ German journalist and politician born February 2, 1866, Mönchmotschelnitz, Silesia died August 2, 1935, Paris       German pacifist journalist and politician, a ...
Gerlach, Leopold von
▪ Prussian general born September 17, 1790, Berlin died January 10, 1861, Potsdam, Prussia  the eldest of three brothers prominent in German conservatism during the first ...
Gerlach, Ludwig von
▪ Prussian politician and editor born March 7, 1795, Berlin died Feb. 18, 1877, Berlin  Prussian judge, politician, and editor who helped found the conservative newspaper ...
Gerlach, Otto von
▪ Prussian theologian born April 12, 1801, Berlin died October 24, 1849, Berlin       Prussian Lutheran theologian and educator, younger brother of Leopold and Ludwig ...
Gerlach, Walther
▪ German physicist born Aug. 1, 1889, Biebrich am Rhein, Ger. died Aug. 10, 1979, Munich       German physicist noted especially for his work with Otto Stern on the ...
Gerlache de Gomery, Adrien-Victor-Joseph, baron de
▪ Belgian naval officer born Aug. 2, 1866, Hasselt, Belg. died Dec. 4, 1934, Brussels       Belgian naval officer who led the first Antarctic expedition concentrating ...
Gerlache, Étienne-Constantin, baron de
▪ Belgian statesman born Dec. 26, 1785, Biourge, Luxembourg died Feb. 10, 1871, Brussels, Belg.       Belgian Catholic statesman and historian and a parliamentary ...
Gerlachovka
/gerdd"lah khawf'kah/, n. a mountain in N Slovakia: highest peak of the Carpathian Mountains. 8737 ft. (2663 m). * * *
germ
—germless, adj. —germlike, adj. /jerrm/, n. 1. a microorganism, esp. when disease-producing; microbe. 2. a bud, offshoot, or seed. 3. the rudiment of a living organism; an ...
germ cell
Biol. the sexual reproductive cell at any stage from the primordial cell to the mature gamete. [1850-55] * * *
germ layer
one of the three primary embryonic cell layers. Cf. ectoderm, endoderm, mesoderm. [1875-80] * * *
germ plasm
the protoplasm of the germ cells containing the chromosomes. [1885-90] * * *
germ theory
1. Pathol. the theory that infectious diseases are due to the agency of germs or microorganisms. 2. Biol. biogenesis. [1870-75] * * * Theory that certain diseases are caused by ...
germ warfare
germ warfare n. the deliberate contamination of enemy territory with disease germs during a war * * *
germ warfare.
See biological warfare. [1935-40] * * *
germ-plasm theory
Concept of the physical basis of heredity expressed by the biologist August Weismann (1834–1914). It claimed that germ plasm, which Weismann believed to be independent from ...
Germain
(as used in expressions) Degas Hilaire Germain Edgar Germain Thomas Pilon Germain Saint Germain Treaty of * * *
Germain, François-Thomas
▪ French silversmith born 1726, Paris, France died Jan. 24, 1791, Paris  last of the distinguished Germain family of Parisian silversmiths. He took over the family workshop ...
Germain, Pierre
▪ French silversmith born 1645, Paris, France died 1684, Paris  first notable member of a distinguished family of Parisian silversmiths.       Germain was the son of ...
Germain, Sophie
▪ French mathematician in full  Marie-Sophie Germain  born April 1, 1776, Paris, France died June 27, 1831, Paris       French mathematician who contributed notably ...
Germain, Thomas
born 1673, Paris, Fr. died Aug. 14, 1748, Paris French silver-and goldsmith. He studied painting as a boy and in 1691 was apprenticed to a silversmith in Rome. From 1706 to the ...
Germaine
/jeuhr mayn"/; Fr. /zherdd men"/, n. a female given name. Also, Germain. * * *
Germaine Greer
➡ Greer * * *
german
/jerr"meuhn/, adj. 1. having the same father and mother, as a full brother or sister (usually used in combination): a brother-german. 2. born of the brother or sister of one's ...
German
/jerr"meuhn/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to Germany, its inhabitants, or their language. n. 2. a native or inhabitant of Germany. 3. a descendant of a native of Germany. 4. Also ...
German 88
▪ weapon       versatile 88-millimetre (3.46-inch) multirole artillery piece, developed from 1917 by Germany. It was tested in the Spanish Civil War and was used ...
German Africa
the former German colonies in Africa, comprising German East Africa, German Southwest Africa, Cameroons, and Togoland. * * *
German aircraft production by years
▪ Table German aircraft production by ...
German Baptist Brethren.
See Church of the Brethren. * * *
German Christian
▪ German religious group       any of the Protestants who attempted to subordinate church policy to the political initiatives of the German Nazi Party. The German ...
German Civil Code
German Bürgerliches Gesetzbuch Body of codified private law that went into effect in the German Empire in 1900. The code, since modified, developed out of a desire for a truly ...
German cockroach
a common yellowish-brown cockroach, Blatta germanica, brought into the U.S. from Europe. Also called crotonbug. See illus. under cockroach. [1895-1900] * * *
German Confederation
(1815–66) Organization of the states of central Europe, established by the Congress of Vienna to replace the destroyed Holy Roman Empire. It was a loose political association ...
German Democratic Republic
official name of East Germany. * * * byname  East Germany,  German  Deutsche Demokratische Republik, or Ostdeutschland,         former country (1949–90) that ...
German East Africa
a former German territory in E Africa, the area now comprised of continental Tanzania and the independent republics of Rwanda and Burundi. * * * Former dependency of imperial ...
German fries
Chiefly Northern, Midland, and Western U.S. See home fries. Also called German-fried potatoes. /jerr"meuhn fruyd'/. * * *
German historical school of economics
Branch of economic thought, developed chiefly in Germany in the later 19th century, in which the economic situation of a nation is understood as the result of its total ...
German ivy
a twining composite plant, Senecio mikanioides, native to southern Africa, having ivy-shaped leaves and clusters of yellow flowers. [1860-65] * * *
German language
Official language of Germany and Austria and one of the official languages of Switzerland, used by more than 100 million speakers. It belongs to the West Germanic group of the ...
German lapis
Jewelry. jasper stained blue in imitation of lapis lazuli. Also called blue onyx. * * *
German literature
Introduction       German literature comprises the written works of the German-speaking peoples of central Europe. It has shared the fate of German politics and history: ...
German measles
Pathol. rubella. [1840-50] * * *
German National Museum
▪ museum, Nürnberg, Germany German  Germanisches Nationalmuseum        museum in Nürnberg, Ger., housing Europe's largest and most comprehensive collection of ...
German National People's Party
(DNVP) (1919–33) Radical right-wing political party active in the Reichstag of the Weimar Republic. Hostile to the republic, it supported the restoration of the monarchy and a ...
German Ocean
former name of the North Sea. * * *
German People's Party (DVP)
Right-liberal political party founded by Gustav Stresemann in 1918, made up largely of the educated and propertied. Since Stresemann was essentially a monarchist, when he ...
German Salaried Employees' Union
▪ German labour organization German  Deutsche Angestellten-Gewerkschaft (DAG)        white-collar labour organization in Germany. The DAG was organized in 1945, ...
German shepherd
one of a breed of large shepherd dogs having a coat ranging in color from gray to brindled, black-and-tan, or black, used esp. in police work and as a guide for the blind. Also ...
German shorthaired pointer
one of a German breed of large sporting dogs having a short hard coat, usually liver or liver and white in color, and a docked tail, used as a versatile hunting dog. [1930-35] * ...
German silver
any of various alloys of copper, zinc, and nickel, usually white and used for utensils, drawing instruments, etc.; nickel silver. [1820-30] * * *
German South West Africa
▪ historical state, Namibia German  Deutsch-Südwestafrika         a former German colony (1884–1919) that is now the nation of Namibia, in southwestern Africa. In ...
German Southwest Africa
a former name of Namibia. * * *
German Trade Union Federation
▪ German trade union German  Deutscher Gewerkschaftsbund (DGB)        dominant union organization in Germany. The DGB was founded in Munich in 1949 and soon became ...
German wirehaired pointer
one of a German breed of large sporting dogs having a harsh, wiry, flat-lying coat usually liver and white in color, a muzzle with a beard and whiskers, and a docked tail, used ...
German, Sir Edward
▪ British composer original name  Edward German Jones   born Feb. 17, 1862, Whitchurch, Shropshire, Eng. died Nov. 11, 1936, London  popular composer of light operas whose ...
German-American Bund
▪ American organization also called  (1933–35) Friends Of The New Germany,    American pro-Nazi, quasi-military organization that was most active in the years immediately ...
German-Soviet Nonaggression Pact
or Nazi-Soviet Nonaggression Pact (Aug. 23, 1939) Agreement stipulating mutual nonaggression between the Soviet Union and Germany. The Soviet Union, whose proposed collective ...
Germancockroach
German cockroach n. A small, light brown cockroach (Blatella germanica) that is a common household pest. Also called Croton bug. * * *
GermanDemocratic Republic
German Democratic Republic See East Germany. * * *
germander
/jeuhr man"deuhr/, n. any of several plants or shrubs belonging to the genus Teucrium, of the mint family, as T. chamaedrys, of Europe, and T. canadense, of eastern North ...
germander speedwell
a speedwell, Veronica chamaedrys, having blue flowers. [1850-60] * * *
germane
—germanely, adv. —germaneness, n. /jeuhr mayn"/, adj. 1. closely or significantly related; relevant; pertinent: Please keep your statements germane to the issue. 2. Obs. ...
GermanEast Africa
German East Africa A former German protectorate of eastern Africa comprising much of what is now Tanzania, Rwanda, and Burundi. The protectorate was declared in 1885 and lasted ...
germanely
See germane. * * *
Germania
Ger·ma·ni·a (jər-māʹnē-ə, -mānʹyə) 1. An ancient region of central Europe north of the Danube and east of the Rhine. It was never under Roman control. 2. A part of ...
germanic
/jeuhr man"ik, -may"nik/, adj. Chem. of or containing germanium, esp. in the tetravalent state. [1885-90; GERMAN(IUM) + -IC] * * * (as used in expressions) Germanic ...
Germanic
—Germanically, adv. /jeuhr man"ik/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to the Teutons or their languages. 2. German. 3. of, pertaining to, or noting the Germanic branch of ...
Germanic languages
Branch of the Indo-European language family, comprising languages descended from Proto-Germanic. These are divided into West Germanic, including English, German, Frisian, Dutch, ...
Germanic law
Law of the various Germanic peoples from ancient times to the Middle Ages. It was essentially unwritten tribal custom, which evolved from popular practice and moved with the ...
Germanic peoples
Introduction also called  Teutonic Peoples        any of the Indo-European speakers of Germanic languages.       The origins of the Germanic peoples are obscure. ...
Germanic religion
Beliefs, rituals, and mythology of the pre-Christian Germanic peoples, in a geographic area extending from the Black Sea across central Europe and Scandinavia to Iceland and ...
Germanic religion and mythology
Introduction       complex of stories, lore, and beliefs about the gods and the nature of the cosmos developed by the Germanic-speaking peoples before their conversion to ...
Germanicus
(as used in expressions) Gaius Caesar Germanicus Drusus Germanicus Nero Claudius Germanicus Caesar Tiberius Claudius Nero Germanicus Tiberius Claudius Caesar Augustus ...
Germanicus Caesar
/jeuhr man"i keuhs/ 15 B.C.-A.D. 19, Roman general. * * * born 15 BC died AD 19, Antioch, Syria Nephew and adopted son of Tiberius, brother of Claudius, and father of Caligula ...
Germanicus Julius Caesar
▪ Roman general original name  Nero Claudius Drusus Germanicus  born May 24, 16, or 15 BC died Oct. 10, AD 19, Antioch, Syria [now Antakya, Tur.]       nephew and ...
Germanism
/jerr"meuh niz'euhm/, n. 1. a usage, idiom, or other feature that is characteristic of the German language. 2. a custom, manner, mode of thought, action, etc., that is ...
Germanist
/jerr"meuh nist/, n. a specialist in the study of German culture, literature, or linguistics. [1825-35; < G < L German(ia) GERMANY + -IST] * * *
germanium
/jeuhr may"nee euhm/, n. Chem. a scarce, metallic, grayish-white element, normally tetravalent, used chiefly in transistors. Symbol: Ge; at. wt.: 72.59; at. no.: 32; sp. gr.: ...
Germanization
See Germanize. * * *
Germanize
—Germanization, n. —Germanizer, n. /jerr"meuh nuyz'/, v.t., v.i., Germanized, Germanizing. 1. to make or become German in character, sentiment, etc. 2. Archaic. to translate ...
Germanizer
See Germanization. * * *
Germanmeasles
German measles n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb) See rubella. * * *
Germano-
a combining form of German: Germanophile. * * *
Germanophile
/jeuhr man"euh fuyl'/, n. a person who is friendly toward or admires or studies Germany or German culture. [1860-65; GERMANO- + -PHILE] * * *
Germanophobe
—Germanophobia, n. /jeuhr man"euh fohb'/, n. a person who hates or fears Germany, Germans, or German culture. [1910-15; GERMANO- + -PHOBE] * * *
Germanophobia
See Germanophobe. * * *
germanous
/jeuhr may"neuhs/, adj. Chem. containing bivalent germanium. [GERMAN(IUM) + -OUS] * * *
Germanshepherd
German shepherd n. Any of a breed of large dog developed in Germany, having a dense grayish to brownish or black coat and often trained to assist the police and guide the blind. ...
Germanshorthaired pointer
German shorthaired pointer n. Any of a breed of medium to large sporting and hunting dog, developed in Germany and having a short smooth coat with white and reddish to tan ...
Germansilver
German silver n. See nickel silver. * * *
GermanSouthwest Africa
German Southwest Africa A former German colony of southwest Africa. It was annexed by Germany in 1885 and awarded to South Africa as the mandate of South-West Africa (now ...
Germantown
/jerr"meuhn town'/, n. 1. a NW section of Philadelphia, Pa.: American defeat by British 1777. 2. a town in SW Tennessee. 20,459. 3. a town in SE Wisconsin. 10,729. 4. Informal. ...
Germantown, Battle of
(Oct. 4, 1777) Abortive attack in the American Revolution by 11,000 American troops on 9,000 British regulars stationed at Germantown (now part of Philadelphia). George ...
Germanus I, Saint
▪ Byzantine patriarch born c. 634, Constantinople [Istanbul, Turkey] died c. 732, Platonium, near Athens [Greece]; feast day May 12       Byzantine patriarch of ...
Germanus of Auxerre, Saint
▪ French prelate French  Germain  born c. 378, Autissiodurum, Gaul [now Auxerre, France] died July 31, 448, Ravenna [Italy]; feast day: Wales, August 3; elsewhere, July ...
Germanus of Paris, Saint
▪ French bishop French  Saint Germain de Paris  born c. 496, near Augustodunum, Gaul [now Autun, France] died May 28, 576, Paris; feast day May 28       abbot, ...
Germany
/jerr"meuh nee/, n. a republic in central Europe: after World War II divided into four zones, British, French, U.S., and Soviet, and in 1949 into East Germany and West Germany; ...
Germany, East
officially German Democratic Republic Former republic (1945–90), north-central Europe. It is now the eastern portion of the Federal Republic of Germany. In 1945 occupied ...
Germany, flag of
▪ Flag History       horizontally striped national flag of black, red, and “gold” (i.e., golden-yellow); when used for official purposes, it may incorporate a ...
Germany, West
officially Federal Republic of Germany Former republic (1949–90), west-central Europe. It consisted of the western two-thirds of what is now the Federal Republic of Germany. ...
germcell
germ cell n. An ovum or a sperm cell or one of its developmental precursors. * * *
germen
/jerr"meuhn/, n., pl. germens, germina /-meuh neuh/. Archaic. a germ. [1595-1605; < L; see GERM] * * *
Germer, Lester Halbert
▪ American physicist born Oct. 10, 1896, Chicago, Ill., U.S. died Oct. 3, 1971, Gardiner, N.Y.       American physicist who, with his colleague Clinton Joseph Davisson ...
germfree
/jerrm"free", -free'/, adj. 1. free of germs; sterile: a germfree laboratory. 2. (of experimental animals) born and raised under sterile conditions. [1930-35; GERM + FREE] * * *
germfree life
Introduction       biological condition characterized by the complete absence of living microorganisms. Gnotobiology comprises the study of germfree plants and animals, ...
germicidal
See germicide. * * *
germicide
—germicidal, adj. /jerr"meuh suyd'/, n. an agent for killing germs or microorganisms. [1875-80; GERM + -I- + -CIDE] * * *
germinability
/jerr'meuh neuh bil"i tee/, n. Bot. the degree of ability of a seed to germinate or sprout. [1895-1900; GERMIN(ATE) + -ABILITY] * * *
germinal
—germinally, adv. /jerr"meuh nl/, adj. 1. being in the earliest stage of development: germinal ideas. 2. of or pertaining to a germ or germs. 3. of the nature of a germ or germ ...

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