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beginning with letter G
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Galilean Tweet Definition of Galilean Like Definition of Galilean on Facebook
noun
  1. a Christian (sometimes contempt, contemptuous).
adjective
  1. of or pertaining to Galilee, or a native or inhabitant thereof.
  2. (philosophy) of or pertaining to the philosopher Galileo, Galileo Galilei.
general Tweet Definition of general Like Definition of general on Facebook
noun
  1. Military rank in the army and air force that is higher than colonel or brigadier, and is usually the highest rank group next to commander in chief, except in countries that use the rank of field marshal.
  2. Short for general anaesthetic.
adjective
  1. not specific or particular
  2. concerned with, applicable to, or affecting the whole or every member of a class or category
gentile Tweet Definition of gentile Like Definition of gentile on Facebook
adjective
  1. non-Jewish
  2. aristocratic; upper class; polite and proper
GIDEON Tweet Definition of GIDEON Like Definition of GIDEON on Facebook
initialism
  1. w:GIDEON-Global Infectious Disease Epidemiology Network, Global Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology Network - medical decision support tool
Gloria Tweet Definition of Gloria Like Definition of Gloria on Facebook
proper noun
  1. (given name, female)
Gnostic Tweet Definition of Gnostic Like Definition of Gnostic on Facebook
noun
  1. A believer in Gnosticism
adjective
  1. (notcomp) Of, or relating to, intellectual or spiritual knowledge
  2. (notcomp) Of, or relating to Gnosticism
God Tweet Definition of God Like Definition of God on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The single god of various monotheistic religions.
  2. The single male god of various duotheistic religions.
  3. An impersonal and universal spiritual presence or force.
  4. An omnipotent being, creator of the universe (as in deism).
Godhead Tweet Definition of Godhead Like Definition of Godhead on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The Trinity
  2. The divine nature of God as an abstract entity
Good Friday Tweet Definition of Good Friday Like Definition of Good Friday on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The Friday before Easter Sunday, believed by Christians to be the day on which Christ was crucified.
Gospel Tweet Definition of Gospel Like Definition of Gospel on Facebook
proper noun
  1. (Christianity) (alternative spelling of, gospel)
grail Tweet Definition of grail Like Definition of grail on Facebook
noun
  1. A book of offices in the Roman Catholic Church; a gradual.
  2. A broad, open dish; a chalice; — only used in reference to the Holy Grail.
  3. Small particles of earth; gravel.
  4. One of the small feathers of a hawk.
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.
Gregorian Tweet Definition of Gregorian Like Definition of Gregorian on Facebook
adjective
  1. of, or relating to a person named Gregory, especially any of the popes of that name
gyrovague Tweet Definition of gyrovague Like Definition of gyrovague on Facebook
noun
  1. (obsolete) a wandering monk having no fixed monastery

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