Definition of Gallia

1. Noun. An ancient region of western Europe that included what is now northern Italy and France and Belgium and part of Germany and the Netherlands.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gallia

Galium mollugo
Galium odoratum
Galium verum
Galiza
Galizan
Gall's craniology
Gallant Fox
Gallaudet
Gallavardin
Gallavardin's phenomenon
Gallegan
Gallegans
Gallego's differentiating solution
Galleria
Galleria mellonella
Gallia
Gallian
Galliano
Gallianos
Gallic
Gallican
Gallicanism
Gallicans
Gallicism
Gallie's transplant
Galliformes
Gallinago
Gallinago gallinago
Gallinago gallinago delicata
Gallinago media

Literary usage of Gallia

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1. Annual Report by Ohio State Board of Agriculture (1876)
"The exhibition of cattle was excellent, a credit to the farmers of gallia county. We have never seen here a better display. There were full- blooded ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"GAUL, gallia, the country of the Gauls, which extended in the times of the Romans, ... gallia Cisalpina, which extended from the Alps to the Adriatic Sea, ..."

3. The Decline of the Roman Republic by George Long (1872)
"turbance in gallia, he made up his mind to remain with the army. These three legions were the legion of Crassus, which had been left at ..."

4. A History of Rome by Robert Fowler Leighton (1883)
"gallia Cisalpina,1 which was divided by the river Padus (Po) into gallia Cispadana and Transpadana, and contained in Roman times many flourishing cities, ..."

5. The Natural History of Pliny by Pliny, John Bostock, Henry Thomas Riley (1893)
"gallia BELGICA. The whole of Gaul that is comprehended under the one general name of ... excluding therefrom gallia Narbonensis, he computes at 420 miles, ..."

6. A History of Rome to the Battle of Actium by Evelyn Shirley Shuckburgh (1894)
"All between the Alps and the Apennines was known by separate names, derived from its inhabitants—Liguria, gallia, Venetia ; or was spoken of by the general ..."

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