Definition of Charles de gaulle
1. Noun. French general and statesman who became very popular during World War II as the leader of the Free French forces in exile (1890-1970).
Generic synonyms: Full General, General, National Leader, Solon, Statesman
Lexicographical Neighbors of Charles De Gaulle
Literary usage of Charles de gaulle
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1866)
"M. Charles de Gaulle gives a succinct and interesting account of Celtic laws, customs, and institutions ; he shows the genius of poetry casting a halo ..."
2. Paris by Peter Eckerlin, Elke Pastre (2001)
"GETTING THERE By Air International flights arrive either at the airport Charles-de-Gaulle in Roissy, northeast of Paris (tel. 01 48 62 22 80) or at Orly, ..."
3. St. Martin and St. Barts Alive! by Harriet Greenberg (2003)
"Rue de France & Rue Charles de Gaulle Look for Passage de la Cremaillere on rue Charles de ... Hugo Boss has its own boutique on rue Charles de Gaulle. ..."
4. Adventure Guide by Heather Stimmler-Hall (2004)
"Getting Here Airports By Air There are two international airports serving Paris, Roissy-Charles de Gaulle Airport and the smaller Paris-Orly Airport. ..."
5. National Negotiating Styles edited by Hans A. Binnendijk (1995)
"Charles de Gaulle, The Complete War Memoirs of Charles de Gaulle (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1968 ed.), p. 3. 4. Alfred Grosser, French Foreign Policy ..."