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Gallic

Saltos de línea: Gal¦lic
Pronunciación: /ˈɡalɪk
 
/

Definición de Gallic en inglés:

adjetivo

1Of or characteristic of France or the French: a Gallic shrug
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Initially, the teenagers zipping along the tree-lined streets on mopeds put me in mind of small-town France, but the Gallic atmosphere evaporated when I realised that everyone was drinking tea.
  • Travellers to France will discover that the French are no less Gallic for the abolition of the franc.
  • But as Reuters reports, he is shrugging off the boycott, presumably with that Gallic shrug which Americans in particular seem to find so irritating.
2Relating to the Gauls: the Gallic retreat from Delphi
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The Gallic confederacy formed under Vercingetorix; Gaul breaks into open rebellion.
  • The ‘hearts’ will point to a marvellous recovery; that the Greens left with honour, as their Gallic conquerors would say.
  • In Gaul, there was considerable continuity between pre-Roman and post-Roman populations, yet French contains only about 120 words with Gallic origins.

Origen

late 17th century: from Latin Gallicus, from Gallus 'a Gaul'.

Derivados

Gallicize

1
(also Gallicise) verbo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The Budapest-born Sebastian - he Gallicized his name - was an old hand in the theater.
  • Having attained ultimate power, Napoleon began to convert, or Gallicise the island of his birth.
  • We can either sprinkle our French with Creole or decide to Gallicize these expressions, these Creole words.

Palabras que riman con Gallic

Alec, cephalic, encephalic, intervallic, italic, medallic, mesocephalic, metallic, phallic, Salic, tantalic, Uralic, Vandalic

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