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Gaul 1

 (gôl)
n.
1. A Celt of ancient Gaul.
2. A French person.

Gaul 2

 (gôl) Formerly Gal·li·a (găl′ē-ä)
An ancient region of western Europe south and west of the Rhine River, west of the Alps, and north of the Pyrenees, corresponding roughly to modern-day France and Belgium. The Romans extended the designation to include northern Italy, particularly after Julius Caesar's conquest of the area in the Gallic Wars (58-51 bc).

Gaul

(ɡɔːl)
n
1. (Placename) an ancient region of W Europe corresponding to N Italy, France, Belgium, part of Germany, and the S Netherlands: divided into Cisalpine Gaul, which became a Roman province before 100 bc, and Transalpine Gaul, which was conquered by Julius Caesar (58–51 bc). Latin name: Gallia
2. (Historical Terms) a native of ancient Gaul
3. a Frenchman

Gaul

(gɔl)

n.
1. an ancient region in W Europe, including the modern areas of N Italy, France, Belgium, and the S Netherlands: consisted of two main divisions, one part S of the Alps (Cisalpine Gaul) and another part N of the Alps (Transalpine Gaul).
2. a province of the ancient Roman Empire, including the territory corresponding to modern France, Belgium, the S Netherlands, Switzerland, N Italy, and Germany W of the Rhine.
3. a native or inhabitant of Gaul.
4. a native or inhabitant of France.
Latin, Gallia (for defs. 1,2).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Gaul - a person of French descentGaul - a person of French descent    
French person, Frenchman, Frenchwoman - a person of French nationality
2.Gaul - a Celt of ancient Gaul
Celt, Kelt - a member of a European people who once occupied Britain and Spain and Gaul prior to Roman times
Galatian - a native or inhabitant of Galatia in Asia Minor (especially a member of a people believed to have been Gauls who conquered Galatia in the 3rd century BC)
3.Gaul - an ancient region of western Europe that included what is now northern Italy and France and Belgium and part of Germany and the Netherlands
Translations
GalGalie
GalliaGallus
gallargallerGallia

Gaul

[gɔːl] N
1.Galia f
2. (= person) → galo/a m/f

Gaul

[ˈgɔːl] n
(= country) → Gaule f
(= person) → Gaulois(e) m/f

Gaul

n (= country)Gallien nt; (= person)Gallier(in) m(f)

Gaul

[gɔːl] n
a. (country) → Gallia
b. (person) → gallo
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