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Gaelic Tweet Definition of Gaelic Like Definition of Gaelic on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. Goidelic.
  2. Any Goidelic language.
adjective 
  1. Of or relating to the Gaels, the Celtic peoples of Scotland, Ireland, and the Manx, or their language.
     
Gallic Tweet Definition of Gallic Like Definition of Gallic on Facebook
adjective 
  1. Of or relating to Gaul or France.
     
Gamilaraay Tweet Definition of Gamilaraay Like Definition of Gamilaraay on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. an indigenous people of New South Wales in Australia.
  2. the language of these people.
     
Gaul Tweet Definition of Gaul Like Definition of Gaul on Facebook
proper noun (countable and uncountable; plural Gauls)
  1. (uncountable) A Roman-era region roughly corresponding to modern France and Belgium
  2. (countable) A person from that region.
     
Gaulish Tweet Definition of Gaulish Like Definition of Gaulish on Facebook
proper noun (wikipedia, gaulish language)
  1. The Celtic language that was spoken in Gaul, long extinct.
adjective 
  1. Of or pertaining to Gaul.
     
GE Tweet Definition of GE Like Definition of GE on Facebook
initialism 
  1. General Electric http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/General_Electric
     
Genoese Tweet Definition of Genoese Like Definition of Genoese on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. An inhabitant or a resident of Genoa.
     
Georgian Tweet Definition of Georgian Like Definition of Georgian on Facebook
noun 
  1. A person from the country of Georgia or of Georgian descent.
  2. A person from the U.S. State of Georgia or of Georgian descent.
proper noun 
  1. The language of the country of Georgia.
adjective 
  1. Of, from, or pertaining to the country of Georgia, the Georgian people or the Georgian language.
  2. Of, from, or pertaining to the U.S. State of Georgia or its Georgian or English dialect.
  3. Of, from, or characteristic of the reigns of Kings George I-IV of the UK (1714-1837).
     
German Tweet Definition of German Like Definition of German on Facebook
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  1. An inhabitant of Germany; a person of German descent.
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  1. An Indo-European language, primarily spoken in Germany, Austria, Liechtenstein, Sí¼dtirol and Switzerland and a small part of Belgium.
adjective 
  1. Relating to the country of Germany or to the German language.
     
Germanic Tweet Definition of Germanic Like Definition of Germanic on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. The early, undocumented language from which other Germanic languages such as German, English, Dutch and Scandinavian languages developed.
  2. The group of Indo-European languages that developed from Germanic.
adjective 
  1. Having German characteristics
  2. Relating to the Germans, Scandinavians or Anglo-Saxons
  3. Relating to the language or group of languages known as Germanic
     
GMC Tweet Definition of GMC Like Definition of GMC on Facebook
initialism 
  1. General Motors Corporation
  2. General Management Committee, the general committee of a constituency party of the British w:Labour Party (UK), Labour Party
     
Goidelic Tweet Definition of Goidelic Like Definition of Goidelic on Facebook
noun 
  1. Division of the Celtic languages including Irish, Gaelic and Manx.
category:Languages adjective 
  1. Relating to the Goidels.
     
Goth. Tweet Definition of Goth. Like Definition of Goth. on Facebook
abbreviation 
  1. (Linguistics): Gothic.
     
Gothic Tweet Definition of Gothic Like Definition of Gothic on Facebook
noun Goth"ic
  1. an extinct language, once spoken by the Goths in what is now Ukraine and Bulgaria.
adjective or gothic
  1. of or related to the Goth, Goths.
  2. of or related to the architecture, architectural style favored in western Europe in the 12th to 16th centuries.
  3. of or related to the goth subculture or lifestyle.
  4. of or related to a style of fictional writing emphasizing violent or macabre events in a mysterious, desolate setting.
  5. of a style of elaborate calligraphy based on medieval writing, also called black letter.
  6. (typography) of a sans serif typeface using straight, even-width lines, also called typesetters gothic.
     
Greek Tweet Definition of Greek Like Definition of Greek on Facebook
noun 
  1. (countable) An inhabitant, resident, or a person of descent from Greece.
  2. (uncountable) The language of the Greek people, spoken in Greece, Cyprus, south Albania, parts of south FYROM, parts of Bulgaria and parts of Turkey and partially characterised by being written using the Greek alphabet. It is descended from Proto-Greek via Ancient Greek and other forms of Greek.
  3. (context, US, countable) A member of a college fraternity or sorority, which are commonly characterised by being named after Greek letters. (See also Greek system)
"Was Joe a Greek in college?"
  1. (uncountable) Nonsense talk or writing; gibberish.
adjective 
  1. Of or relating to Greece, the Greek people, or the Greek language.
  2. Of or pertaining to a fraternity or sorority.
  3. unintelligible, especially regarding foreign speech.
     
Greenlandic Tweet Definition of Greenlandic Like Definition of Greenlandic on Facebook
noun 
  1. The official language of Greenland, an Eskimo-Aleut language written with the Latin alphabet.
adjective 
  1. Of, from, or pertaining to Greenland, the Greenlandic people or the Greenlandic language.
     
Gujarati Tweet Definition of Gujarati Like Definition of Gujarati on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. Language spoken in the state of Gujarat, India
  2. A person from Gujarat
     
Gullah Tweet Definition of Gullah Like Definition of Gullah on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. A creole of English and various African languages spoken on a group of islands off the southern coast of the United States.
Gullah has been spoken continuously since before the Civil War.
adjective 
  1. Pertaining to the language and culture of a group of islands off the southern coast of the United States.
The music of George Gershwin"s Porgie and Bess was inspired in part by Gullah "shouts".
     
gumbo Tweet Definition of gumbo Like Definition of gumbo on Facebook
noun (gumbos, -)
  1. (countable) The okra plant or its pods.
  2. (uncountable) A soup or stew made with okra.
  3. (uncountable) A fine silty soil that when wet becomes very thick and heavy.
     
Gurkha Tweet Definition of Gurkha Like Definition of Gurkha on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. an ethnic group from Nepal
  2. a member of this people serving in the British and Indian army
     
Gypsy Tweet Definition of Gypsy Like Definition of Gypsy on Facebook
noun (Gyps, ies)
  1. A Rom, member of the Roma. This term is considered pejorative by some, especially among the Roma themselves.
  2. One of a stateless people, whose communities, traditionally thought to have been originally from India, entered Europe in 14th or 15th century, and are now widely distributed over Europe, Russia, Turkey, the Americas.
  3. The language of the Roma people.
adjective 
  1. Of or belonging to the Roma. This term is sometimes considered pejorative.
  2. Of or belonging to the Gypsy race (Webster).
     

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