Definition of Girard

1. Noun. United States financier (born in France) who helped finance the War of 1812 (1750-1831).

Exact synonyms: Stephen Girard
Generic synonyms: Financier, Moneyman

Medical Definition of Girard

1. A., Swiss-born U.S. Surgeon, 1841-1914. See: Girard's reagent. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Girard

Giovanni Cabato
Giovanni Cimabue
Giovanni Jacopo Casanova
Giovanni Jacopo Casanova de Seingalt
Giovanni Lorenzo Bernini
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
Giovanni Virginio Schiaparelli
Giovanni da Verrazano
Giovanni da Verrazzano
Giovanni de Medici
Giovanni di Bernardone
Giraffa camelopardalis
Girard (current term)
Girard's reagent
Girdlestone procedure
Girl Guide
Girl Guides
Girl Scout
Girl Scouts
Girolamo Savonarola

Literary usage of Girard

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Dictionary of Biographical Reference: Containing Over One Hundred by Lawrence Barnett Phillips (1889)
"1583 DU Girard, Jean, French litterateur and Latin poet; ... Girard, Narcisse François, French veterinary surgeon and writer ; 1796—1825 DD Girard, ..."

2. Catalogue of the Books, Manuscripts, Maps and Drawings in the British Museum by Bernard Barham Woodward (1904)
"Girard (AA) Étude critique des Animaux recueillis dans le sondage ... Girard (CHARLES F.) Contributions to the Natural History of the Fresh Water Fishes of ..."

3. Catalogue of the Fishes in the British Museum by Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf Günther (1868)
"1856, p. 195; or US Sf Mexican Boundary, Ichthyol. p. 53, pi. 29. figs. 22-25.—Chihuahua River. 26. vittata, Girard, II. cc. figs. 18-21.—Valley of Mexico. ..."

4. Orations, Addresses and Speeches of Chauncey M. Depew by Chauncey Mitchell Depew (1910)
"In the one hundred and fifty years from the birth of Stephen Girard until to-day are crowded nearly all of modern history worth preserving, ..."

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