Definition of 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 De Gaulle
Literary usage of De gaulle
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. NATO's Future: Toward a New Transatlantic Bargain by Stanley R. Sloan (1995)
"This is not to say de Gaulle was simply following through on Fourth Republic ... And de Gaulle believed strongly that a nation, once robbed of its ..."
2. An Almanack for the Year of Our Lord by Joseph Whitaker (1869)
"President de Gaulle said that he might resign if forthcoming referendum on ... U. President de Gaulle held press conference, at which he said that Britain ..."
3. Recueil des croniques et anchiennes istories de la Grant Bretaigne, a by Jehan de Wavrin, William Hardy (1864)
"... sy conclurent quil estoit nécessite que le roy alast en Gaulle quérir secours aux douze roys qui tenoient tout le pais de Gaulle. ..."
4. Wit and Wisdom: A Public Affairs Miscellany by Colin Bingham (1982)
"CHARLES de gaulle, 1962 Many thousands of foreigners—and Frenchmen for that matter— who had thought of de Gaulle as thoroughly 'self-contained' were ..."
5. 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, ..."
6. National Negotiating Styles edited by Hans A. Binnendijk (1995)
"Because de Gaulle and his successors have held essentially similar views about the ... Charles de Gaulle, The Complete War Memoirs of Charles de Gaulle (New ..."