Gaillard

biographical name
Gail·​lard | \ gil-ˈyärd How to pronounce Gaillard (audio) \

Definition of Gaillard

David DuBose \ dü-​ˈbōz How to pronounce Gaillard (audio) , dyü-​ \ 1859–1913 American army officer and engineer

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“Gaillard.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gaillard. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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