Gerard

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biographical name Ge·rard \ jə-ˈrärd , ˈjer-ˌärd \

Definition of Gerard

Charles 1618?–1694 1st Baron Gerard of Bran*don play \ˈbran-dən\; Viscount Brandon English Royalist commander

Gérard

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biographical name Gé·rard \ zhā-ˈrär \

Definition of Gérard

Comte Étienne-Maurice 1773–1852 French Napoleonic general; marshal of France

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