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One of the maincharacters of William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet.
(Person, proper) The hero of Shakespeare's tragedy Romeo and Juliet (c. 1595), son of Montague and lover of Juliet, daughter of Capulet: at the death of the lovers their feuding families become reconciled
Find another word for gallant. In this page you can discover 57 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for gallant, like: courageous, spirited, noble, chivalrous, brave, chivalrous, polite, audacious, bold, brave and courageous.
"That's not fair!" my gallant bride-to-be offered.
The most famous episode of the town's history is its gallant and successful defence in the war of 1870-1871.
I think there were not many such gallant sons of the fatherland out there as he.
In 1891-1892-1893 the gallant French explorer, Dutreuil de Rhins, was in the field of Tibet, where he finally sacrificed his life to his work; and the same years saw George N.
His adherents recognized his young half-caste son, a gallant and noble youth generally known as Almagro the Lad, as his successor.