Gaullism

noun

Gaull·​ism ˈgō-ˌli-zəm How to pronounce Gaullism (audio) ˈgȯ- How to pronounce Gaullism (audio)
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
Gaullist
ˈgō-list How to pronounce Gaullism (audio)
ˈgȯ-
adjective or noun

Word History

Etymology

Charles de Gaulle

First Known Use

1943, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Gaullism was in 1943

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Cite this Entry

“Gaullism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gaullism. Accessed 26 Nov. 2022.

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