Definition of General 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 General De Gaulle
Literary usage of General de gaulle
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Adventure Guide to St. Martin & St. Barts by Lynne M. Sullivan (2003)
"Hermes, Rue du General de Gaulle/Plaza Caraibes, -a 590-87-28-48. Silk scarfs and ties, ... Beauty and Scents, Rue du General de Gaulle, tr 590-87-58-77. ..."
2. Adventure Guide by Heather Stimmler-Hall (2004)
"Bisson: 1 Rue du General de Gaulle, Rambouillet, tr 01 34 83 23 82. French-Norwegian (€€€). Closed Sunday night. Nordic and French dishes, such as Canard a ..."
3. An Almanack for the Year of Our Lord by Joseph Whitaker (1869)
"President Coty warned the nation that it was on the brink of civil war and invited General de Gaulle to form a Government. ..."
4. NATO's Future: Toward a New Transatlantic Bargain by Stanley R. Sloan (1995)
"Harlan Cleveland, US Ambassador to NATO at the time, recalls, "President Johnson, whose private references to General de Gaulle stretched his considerable ..."
5. NATO in the Fifth Decade by Keith Dunn, Stephen Flanagan (1992)
"While General de Gaulle never forgot that France's dual strategy—of affording the independent nuclear deterrent and a reasonable conventional ..."
6. Mitterrand Legacy and the Future of French Security Policy by Ronald Tiersky (1996)
"... this pessimistic American view of France was put forward by Harry Hopkins, FDR's emissary in discussions with General de Gaulle just prior to Yalta, ..."