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Synonyms for Gaul

a person of French descent

a Celt of ancient Gaul

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an ancient region of western Europe that included what is now northern Italy and France and Belgium and part of Germany and the Netherlands


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This life of ours is stuck round with Egypt, Greece, Gaul, England, War, Colonization, Church, Court and Commerce, as with so many flowers and wild ornaments grave and gay.
In Perceforest and Amadis de Gaul a garland and a rose bloom on the head of her who is faithful, and fade on the brow of the inconstant.
In the one case, what happens is that I remember the content "eating my breakfast"; in the other case, I assent to the content "Caesar's conquest of Gaul occurred.
The divine and the negro seized the incarcerated Gaul by his legs and extricated him from a snow-bank of three feet in depth, whence his voice had sounded as from the tombs.
Contract notice: Transport of works for the exhibition "tumult gauls realities and representations"
The Gauls come to the aid of a red-haired man who has washed ashore in their village, frozen in ice.
The men who constructed the stone fort in AD213 were the Fourth Cohort of Gauls - a regiment raised in France.
About 400 years before the time of Christ, ancient Rome was being besieged by the Gauls and the citizens were sheltering in the Capitol.
London, Nov 12 (ANI): The 'Asterix and Obelix' comics have done much to mould the popular belief about the Gauls, but the books have got it all wrong, according to a new exhibition at Paris.
By uniting the Gauls under his leadership and gathering the bulk of their forces together at Alesia, Vercingetorix simply allowed Caesar to slaughter them on a carefully prepared battlefield of his own choosing.
It is clear that, at least for the Three Gauls, the elites were deliberately integrated and active in the process of 'Romanisation'.
The archaeologists who found the seals were instantly able to read the name of the Fifth Cohort of Gauls, a unit of around 500 soldiers.
This was from when the building itself burned when the Gauls sacked the city in 387 BC.
By stripping JeanPierre Jeunet's "A Very Long Engagement" of its French status, the Gauls seem to have slammed the door on Hollywood.