Part of speech: adjective

Of or pertaining to ancient Gaul or modern France.

Part of speech: adjective

Derived from gallnuts.

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Usage examples "gallic":

  1. England never did submit to Rome, not even as France did, though the Gallic Church held out well. - "The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner", Charles Dudley Warner.
  2. He had already made inquiries of all whom he could find connected with the Britanno- Gallic trade as to the size and military resources of the island. - "Early Britain--Roman Britain", Edward Conybeare.
  3. This artless little narrative is specially designed To illustrate the workings of the Gallic statesman's mind; And till they change those processes and mould their ways anew, It is not yet in Paris that I want to be a Jew. - "Lyra Frivola", A. D. Godley.