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gallic

ga‚ÄČlik

  • a  of or pertaining to Gaul or the Gauls
  • a  of or pertaining to France or the people of France
News & Articles

  • Eighth French Open title takes Nadal's career into new realm
    Here's one of the great ironies of the French Open: the venue is named not for a tennis player but rather for a Gallic World War I aviator, Roland Garros. The man died in 1918, but the grounds are plastered with images of Roland flying his prop planes, posed in his aviator goggles, themes of flight.
    June 9, 2013 - Sports Illustrated
  • Jon Wertheim: Eighth French Open title takes Nadal's career into new realm
    Here's one of the great ironies of the French Open: the venue is named not for a tennis player but rather for a Gallic World War I aviator, Roland Garros. The man died in 1918, but the grounds are plastered with images of Roland flying his prop planes, posed in his aviator goggles, themes of flight.
    June 9, 2013 - Sports Illustrated
Quotes

  • Michael Bloomberg in New York Daily News
    This is what he should do,Bloomberg said of Paterson, noting that he has been "defending" the governor throughout the Senate stalemate. "Giving them the summer off is as we say in Gallic, 'Meshugenah'" "I cannot for life of me...
  • James Gray in New York Times
    In a recent interview in Manhattan Mr. Gray said: "Apparently I'm the dramatic version of Jerry Lewis. Someone wrote that I'm the object of Gallic fetish."
  • MFK Fisher in Irish Times
    ...don't make many cures like this old French one anymore, but as the great food writer MFK Fisher noted in her book A Cordial Water, A Garland of Odd and Old Receipts to Assuage the Ills of Man and Beast : "This may be a somewhat Gallic...

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