an ancient region in W Europe, including the modern areas of N Italy, France, Belgium, and the S Netherlands: consisted of two main divisions, one part S of the Alps (Cisalpine Gaul ) and another part N of the Alps (Transalpine Gaul ).
Latin Gallia. a province of the ancient Roman Empire, including the territory corresponding to modern France, Belgium, the S Netherlands, Switzerland, N Italy, and Germany W of the Rhine.
an inhabitant of the ancient region of Gaul.
a native or inhabitant of France.
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How to use Gaul in a sentence
Like Caesar's Gaul, all progressive American Zionists and their organizations are divided into three parts.
“Rubicon” refers to the river in northeastern Italy that divided the Roman Republic from Gaul.
“Everything is very mathematical in derivatives, and it is pure math, even though we say it is applied mathematics,” says Gaul.
They actually put together financial products based on the models developed by the quants, and Gaul was one of them.
The traders manage the risk,” says Gaul, “and they tend to have similar backgrounds to the quants.
Barter was common, and there must have been facilities for the distribution of those goods which had their origin in Gaul.The Towns of Roman Britain | James Oliver Bevan
The history of the Count of Plouernel is that of all these seigneurs who issued from the race of the first conquerors of Gaul.
A large number of Frankish seigneurs seized in the same way other parts of the territory of Gaul.
The seigneurs imposed servitude, the friars preached resignation, and the people of Gaul became cowardly, selfish and cruel.
This cantonal system closely resembles that which we find in Gaul.
British Dictionary definitions for Gaul
an ancient region of W Europe corresponding to N Italy, France, Belgium, part of Germany, and the S Netherlands: divided into Cisalpine Gaul, which became a Roman province before 100 bc, and Transalpine Gaul, which was conquered by Julius Caesar (58–51 bc): Latin name: Gallia
a native of ancient Gaul
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