: a Celt of ancient Gaul

Word History

First Known Use

1625, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Gaul was in 1625

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Cite this Entry

“Gaul.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

Geographical Definition


geographical name

variants or Latin Gallia
ancient country of western Europe comprising the region now occupied by France and Belgium and at one time also the Po River valley in northern Italy see cisalpine gaul, transalpine gaul

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