Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or pertaining to Galatia.
  • n. A person from Galatia.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to Galatia or its inhabitants. -- A native or inhabitant of Galatia, in Asia Minor; a descendant of the Gauls who settled in Asia Minor.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to Galatia, an ancient inland division of Asia Minor, lying south of Bithynia and Paphlagonia, conquered and colonized by the Gauls in the third century b. c.
  • n. A native or an inhabitant of Galatia in Asia Minor.
  • n. plural The shortened title of the Epistle to the Galatians. (See below.) Abbreviated Gal.—

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a native or inhabitant of Galatia in Asia Minor (especially a member of a people believed to have been Gauls who conquered Galatia in the 3rd century BC)

Etymologies

from Galatia (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • There is one rude and grotesque drama (called Galatian) which they are accustomed to perform on each of the four above-mentioned nights; and which, in various fragments or versions, exists in every part of Lowland Scotland.

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  • “Through love become slaves to one another,” he instructs members of the Galatian congregation.

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  • And then there are those Genesis and Galatian texts that say that we are all equally created in God's image.

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  • Commanding his Galatian troopers with valor and shrewdness, Quintus Poppaedius Silo penned Labienus in halfway through the pass across Mount Amanus called the Syrian Gates, and waited for Ventidius to bring up the legions.

    Antony and Cleopatra

  • What he wanted was to keep a stern eye on his cavalry, led by a Galatian named Amyntas, who had been secretary to old King Deiotarus.

    Antony and Cleopatra

  • Your realm includes all four Galatian tetrarchies, Pisidia, Lycaonia, and all regions from the south bank of the Halys River to the coast of Pamphylia!

    Antony and Cleopatra

  • The young Galatian troopers were at the exact age that produces the finest, bravest warriors: not old enough to have wives and families, not old enough to think of joining battle against the enemy as anything to be afraid of.

    Antony and Cleopatra

  • Acting on reports from his scouts, Antony and the assassin Decimus Turullius set out with several legions and Galatian cavalry and defeated the leading legions; Octavian was compelled to halt.

    Antony and Cleopatra

  • Of the Galatian cavalry, four out of ten thousand, but their horses are gone.

    Antony and Cleopatra

  • Skirmishes developed between Galatian and Gallic cavalry and the cataphracts, but the army pushed on in good order and reasonable spirits.

    Antony and Cleopatra

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