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GA Tweet Definition of GA Like Definition of GA on Facebook
abbreviation
  1. Georgia, a state of the United States of America.
  2. Genetic Algorithm, a search heuristic used in computer science.
  3. (netball) goal attack
  4. general aviation
Gabon Tweet Definition of Gabon Like Definition of Gabon on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Country in Western Africa. Official name: Gabonese Republic.
Gaborone Tweet Definition of Gaborone Like Definition of Gaborone on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The capital of Botswana.
Galicia Tweet Definition of Galicia Like Definition of Galicia on Facebook
proper noun (wikipedia, Galicia (Spain))
  1. A former Iberian kingdom, now an autonomous region of Spain
Galilee Tweet Definition of Galilee Like Definition of Galilee on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A mountainous geographic region in northern Israel.
  2. The w:Sea of Galilee, Sea of Galilee.
Gambia Tweet Definition of Gambia Like Definition of Gambia on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A country in Western Africa. Official name: The Republic of The Gambia.
gander Tweet Definition of gander Like Definition of gander on Facebook
noun
  1. A male goose.
  2. (slang, used only with "have" and "take") A look.
Have a at what he"s written.
Ganges Tweet Definition of Ganges Like Definition of Ganges on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A sacred river of India and Bangladesh
Gangtok Tweet Definition of Gangtok Like Definition of Gangtok on Facebook
proper noun
  1. State capital of Sikkim (India).
GAO Tweet Definition of GAO Like Definition of GAO on Facebook
initialism
  1. Government Accountability Office (fka General Accounting Office)
Garfield Tweet Definition of Garfield Like Definition of Garfield on Facebook
proper noun
  1. An English surname, thought to be habitational
  2. w:James Garfield, James Garfield the 20th President of the United States (1831-1881)
  3. a comic strip character
Garland Tweet Definition of Garland Like Definition of Garland on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A large suburb of Dallas, Texas (USA)
Gary Tweet Definition of Gary Like Definition of Gary on Facebook
proper noun
  1. (given name, male).
Gateshead Tweet Definition of Gateshead Like Definition of Gateshead on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A town in the county of Tyne and Wear in north east England. Found upon the southern bank of the Tyne.
Gaza Tweet Definition of Gaza Like Definition of Gaza on Facebook
noun
  1. A city on the eastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea, formerly in Egypt.
  2. An coastal area between Israel and Egypt currently under the control of the Palestinian Authority.
Geelong Tweet Definition of Geelong Like Definition of Geelong on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A semi-rural city, 75km south-west of Melbourne, Australia. Gateway to the surfcoast of Victoria, and Great Ocean Road.
Gelderland Tweet Definition of Gelderland Like Definition of Gelderland on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A province of the Netherlands.
Gen. Tweet Definition of Gen. Like Definition of Gen. on Facebook
abbreviation (infl, en, abbreviation)
  1. (title) General
  2. (biblical) Book of Genesis
Geneva Tweet Definition of Geneva Like Definition of Geneva on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A city in Switzerland.
  2. A canton of Switzerland, having Geneva as its capital.
  3. Largest lake in Switzerland.
  4. (given name, female), from the place name or confused with Genevieve or Ginevra.
Genoa Tweet Definition of Genoa Like Definition of Genoa on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A province of Liguria, Italy.
  2. A city and the capital of the province of Genoa, and also the capital of Liguria.
  3. A placename.
gent Tweet Definition of gent Like Definition of gent on Facebook
noun
  1. short for gentleman
George Tweet Definition of George Like Definition of George on Facebook
proper noun
  1. (given name, male).
  2. (slang), (archaic) A coin with King George"s profile.
Take the Georges, Pew, and don"t stand here squalling. — Robert Louis Stevenson.
Georgetown Tweet Definition of Georgetown Like Definition of Georgetown on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The capital city of Guyana.
  2. A district in Washington, DC.
Georgia Tweet Definition of Georgia Like Definition of Georgia on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A country in West Asia or East Europe. Official name: Georgia. Capital: Tbilisi.
  2. A state of the United States of America. Capital: Atlanta.
  3. A female given name.
German Democratic Republic Tweet Definition of German Democratic Republic Like Definition of German Democratic Republic on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The official name of East Germany from 1949 until reunification in 1990.
Germany Tweet Definition of Germany Like Definition of Germany on Facebook
proper noun (countable and uncountable; pluralGermanies)
  1. (uncountable) Country in Central Europe. Official name: Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland).
  2. (countable; hist. 1949-1990) Either of the German states, FRG and GDR. The two Germanies exchanged permanent representatives in 1974.
  3. (countable; hist. pre-1871) Any of the German states. Melton"s useful new book traces the explosion of public institutions in eighteenth-century England, France and the Germanies.
Ghana Tweet Definition of Ghana Like Definition of Ghana on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Country in Western Africa. Official name: Republic of Ghana.
Ghent Tweet Definition of Ghent Like Definition of Ghent on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Capital city of the province of East Flanders, Belgium.
Gibraltar Tweet Definition of Gibraltar Like Definition of Gibraltar on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A territory of Great Britain at the southern end of Iberia.
  2. A strait connecting the Mediterranean to the Atlantic between Gibraltar and Morocco.
Gladstone Tweet Definition of Gladstone Like Definition of Gladstone on Facebook
noun
  1. a Scottish habitational surname from the place in Lanarkshire
  2. any of several other places of the same name
  3. w:William Ewart Gladstone, William Ewart Gladstone British Prime Minister
Glamorgan Tweet Definition of Glamorgan Like Definition of Glamorgan on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A traditional county of Wales
Glarus Tweet Definition of Glarus Like Definition of Glarus on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A canton of Switzerland.
  2. A town in Switzerland, the capital of the canton of Glarus.
Glasgow Tweet Definition of Glasgow Like Definition of Glasgow on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A city in Lanarkshire and the largest in Scotland.
Glastonbury Tweet Definition of Glastonbury Like Definition of Glastonbury on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A town in Somerset, England
  2. The w:Glastonbury Festival, Glastonbury Festival
  3. A town in Connecticut. See wikipedia:Glastonbury, Connecticut
Gloucester Tweet Definition of Gloucester Like Definition of Gloucester on Facebook
proper noun
  1. a city in Gloucestershire, England, on the river Severn, near the border with Wales
  2. a type of cheese
Gloucestershire Tweet Definition of Gloucestershire Like Definition of Gloucestershire on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A west midland county of England bordered by the Severn estuary, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Warwickshire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Wiltshire, Somerset, Bristol and Monmouthshire.
Goa Tweet Definition of Goa Like Definition of Goa on Facebook
proper noun
  1. State in western India which has Panaji as its capital.
golden Tweet Definition of golden Like Definition of golden on Facebook
adjective
  1. Made of, or relating to gold.
She wore a crown.
  1. Having a colour or other richness suggestive of gold.
Under a sun.
  1. Marked by prosperity, creativity etc.
The Renaissance was a era.
  1. Advantageous or very favourable.
This is a opportunity
  1. Relating to a fiftieth anniversary.
It's not long until our wedding.
Golden Gate Bridge Tweet Definition of Golden Gate Bridge Like Definition of Golden Gate Bridge on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A 1.7 mile long suspension bridge linking Marin County, California, to San Francisco, California.
gore Tweet Definition of gore Like Definition of gore on Facebook
noun
  1. (context, obsolete, _, except in dialects) dirt, Dirt, filth.
  2. blood, Blood, especially that from a wound when thickened due to exposure to the air.
verb (gor, ing)
  1. (context, of an animal) To pierce with the horns.
The bull gored the matador.
Gorizia Tweet Definition of Gorizia Like Definition of Gorizia on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Province of Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy.
  2. Town and capital of Gorizia.
Gorki Tweet Definition of Gorki Like Definition of Gorki on Facebook
proper noun
  1. a city in Belarus
Gothenburg Tweet Definition of Gothenburg Like Definition of Gothenburg on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A city on the west coast of Sweden, in the province of Vstergtland.
Gotland Tweet Definition of Gotland Like Definition of Gotland on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The largest island of Sweden, situated in the Baltic Sea
grande Tweet Definition of grande Like Definition of grande on Facebook
adjective
  1. (context, chiefley, _, US) A cup of coffee smaller than venti but larger than tall, usually 12 ounces.
grants Tweet Definition of grants Like Definition of grants on Facebook
verb
  1. (third-person singular of, grant)
grapevine Tweet Definition of grapevine Like Definition of grapevine on Facebook
noun
  1. The plant, of genus Vitis, on which grapes grow
  2. An informal person-to-person means of circulating information or gossip.
I heard on the that Jim will be leaving soon.
Great Britain Tweet Definition of Great Britain Like Definition of Great Britain on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The island (and some of the surrounding smaller islands) off the north-west coast of Europe made up of the countries England, Scotland and Wales. Abbreviation: GB.
  2. (formerly, or loosely) the UK.
Greater London Tweet Definition of Greater London Like Definition of Greater London on Facebook
proper noun '''Greater London
  1. An administrative area combining the City of London, the City of Westminster and 31 other London boroughs.
Great Lakes Tweet Definition of Great Lakes Like Definition of Great Lakes on Facebook
proper noungreat, Great lakes, Lakes
  1. A group of five lakes on the United States-Canada border, consisting of Lake Superior, Lake Michigan, Lake Huron, Lake Erie and Lake Ontario.
Great Plains Tweet Definition of Great Plains Like Definition of Great Plains on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The relatively flat region of land occupying much of the central US and southern central Canada.
Great Wall of China Tweet Definition of Great Wall of China Like Definition of Great Wall of China on Facebook
proper noun
  1. an ancient Chinese fortification, almost 4,000 miles long, originally designed to protect China from the Mongols
Great Yarmouth Tweet Definition of Great Yarmouth Like Definition of Great Yarmouth on Facebook
proper noungreat, Great Yarmouth
  1. A coastal town in Norfolk, England
Greece Tweet Definition of Greece Like Definition of Greece on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Country in southeastern Europe having borders with Albania, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Bulgaria, and Turkey. Member state of the European Union since 1981. Official name: Hellenic Republic (Ελληνική "ημοκ~+mn~τί~+mn~).
Green Tweet Definition of Green Like Definition of Green on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A common English surname; either a topographic name for someone who lived near a village green, or was just fond of the colour
Greenland Tweet Definition of Greenland Like Definition of Greenland on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A self-governing island that is a territory of Denmark.
Greenwich Tweet Definition of Greenwich Like Definition of Greenwich on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A town on the south bank of the River Thames through which the prime meridian passes.
greenwood Tweet Definition of greenwood Like Definition of greenwood on Facebook
noun
  1. A forest in full leaf, as in summer.
  • Under the greenwood tree / Who loves to lie with me / And tune his merry note / Unto the sweet bird"s throat " / Come hither, come hither, come hither! / Here shall he see / No enemy / But winter and rough weather. " Shakespeare, "s:Under the Greenwood Tree, Under the Greenwood Tree".
  • 1819: "We who walk the do many a wild deed, and the Lady Rowena"s deliverance may be received as an atonement." " Walter Scott, Ivanhoe
  • Grenada Tweet Definition of Grenada Like Definition of Grenada on Facebook
    proper noun
    1. Country in the Caribbean. Official name: Grenada.
    grenadines Tweet Definition of grenadines Like Definition of grenadines on Facebook
    noun
    1. (plural of, grenadine)
    Griffin Tweet Definition of Griffin Like Definition of Griffin on Facebook
    proper noun
    1. (given name, male) derived from Griffinus, a latinized form of Griffith.
    Griffith Tweet Definition of Griffith Like Definition of Griffith on Facebook
    proper noun
    1. A Welsh male given name, Anglicized from Gruffudd
    Grimsby Tweet Definition of Grimsby Like Definition of Grimsby on Facebook
    proper noun
    1. A seaport on the Humber in the north of England.
    Grisons Tweet Definition of Grisons Like Definition of Grisons on Facebook
    proper noun
    1. A canton of Switzerland (its French name).
    Groningen Tweet Definition of Groningen Like Definition of Groningen on Facebook
    proper noun
    1. A province of the Netherlands.
    2. The capital city of Groningen.
    groves Tweet Definition of groves Like Definition of groves on Facebook
    noun
    1. (plural of, grove)
    Grub Street Tweet Definition of Grub Street Like Definition of Grub Street on Facebook
    proper noun
    1. the home or state of impoverished writers and literary hacks
    Upon the occaision of his first publication he quit his day job, only to find that wasn't lined with manors and villas but hovels and slums.
    Guadalajara Tweet Definition of Guadalajara Like Definition of Guadalajara on Facebook
    proper noun
    1. The capital city of the state of Jalisco, in the center of Mexico
    Guadalcanal Tweet Definition of Guadalcanal Like Definition of Guadalcanal on Facebook
    proper noun
    1. a volcanic island in the Pacific, part of the Solomon Islands
    2. a battle in World War II in which American forces recaptured it from the Japanese
    Guam Tweet Definition of Guam Like Definition of Guam on Facebook
    proper noun
    1. Unincorporated territory of the United States; placed in Oceania. Official name: Territory of Guam.
    Guantanamo Bay Tweet Definition of Guantanamo Bay Like Definition of Guantanamo Bay on Facebook
    proper nounGuantanamo bay, Bay
    1. A US naval base in south-east Cuba.
    Guatemala Tweet Definition of Guatemala Like Definition of Guatemala on Facebook
    proper noun
    1. Country in Central America. Official name: Republic of Guatemala.
    Guernsey Tweet Definition of Guernsey Like Definition of Guernsey on Facebook
    proper noun (countable and uncountable; see definitions for plurals)
    1. (uncountable) The second-largest of the Channel Islands.
    2. (countable; plural ) A type of dairy cow bred in Guernsey.
    3. (countable; plural Guernseys) A knitted fisherman"s sweater of a type made on the island.
    4. (countable; plural Guernseys) A long-sleeved shirt worn by sportsmen, especially in rugby codes (historically).
    5. (countable; plural Guernseys) A team-liveried shirt (see jersey)
    6. (uncountable) Selection or election to a position (derived from the sense of a team-liveried shirt indicating membership in the team).
    Guiana Tweet Definition of Guiana Like Definition of Guiana on Facebook
    proper noun
    1. A geological region in the north of South America.
    Guinea Tweet Definition of Guinea Like Definition of Guinea on Facebook
    proper noun
    1. Country in Western Africa. Official name: Republic of Guinea.
    Guinea-Bissau Tweet Definition of Guinea-Bissau Like Definition of Guinea-Bissau on Facebook
    proper noun
    1. Country in Western Africa. Official name: Republic of Guinea-Bissau.
    Gujarat Tweet Definition of Gujarat Like Definition of Gujarat on Facebook
    proper noun
    1. State in western India which has Gandhinagar as its capital.
    Guyana Tweet Definition of Guyana Like Definition of Guyana on Facebook
    proper noun
    1. Country in South America. Official name: Cooperative Republic of Guyana.
    Gwynedd Tweet Definition of Gwynedd Like Definition of Gwynedd on Facebook
    proper noun
    1. A principal area of Wales, to the north-west of the country

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