Gaullism

noun
Gaull·​ism | \ ˈgō-ˌli-zəm How to pronounce Gaullism (audio) , ˈgȯ- How to pronounce Gaullism (audio) \

Definition of Gaullism

1 : a French political movement during World War II led by Charles de Gaulle in opposition to the Vichy regime
2 : a postwar French political movement led by Charles de Gaulle

Other Words from Gaullism

Gaullist \ ˈgō-​list How to pronounce Gaullist (audio) , ˈgȯ-​ \ adjective or noun

First Known Use of Gaullism

1943, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Gaullism

Charles de Gaulle

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“Gaullism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gaullism. Accessed 29 Sep. 2020.

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