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.
Generic synonyms: Geographic Area, Geographic Region, Geographical Area, Geographical Region
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gallia
Literary usage of Gallia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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 ..."