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- n. a mountain peak in the Andes in Argentina (21,654 feet high)
Sorry, no etymologies found.
The word rollo, among other meanings (the popular TV show "El Otro Rollo"), can mean a farfetched story or one with a lot of embellishment, something that maybe a "galan" might use in his "conquistas".
It is probable that the gala of the Italians, and the galan of the Spaniards, are derived from the word
Tha bann 'aig na caoraich uile (x3) 'S galan aig a' chaora chruim
MS. _ gives the meaning of _ahoni_ as "pulido, galan, muy bien vestido,"
When they mention puncturation, it is commonly called a Gan, or Gan, galan; but sometimes they say Tata'tou, which is almost the same as Ta't_ou_, used to express the same thing at Otaheite and Amsterdam.] [Footnote 22: The letters in Italic, as _oo, ee_, &c. are to be sounded as one.
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