Etymology
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Gaul (n.)

1560s, "an inhabitant of ancient Gaul," from French Gaule, from Latin Gallia, from Gallus "a Gaul." Also used somewhat facetiously for "a Frenchman." Gauloise, the popular brand of French cigarettes, dates to 1910.

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Definitions of Gaul

Gaul (n.)
a person of French descent;
Synonyms: frog
Gaul (n.)
a Celt of ancient Gaul;
Gaul (n.)
an ancient region of western Europe that included what is now northern Italy and France and Belgium and part of Germany and the Netherlands;
Synonyms: Gallia
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