Gaulonite
Galilean Gal`i*le"an, n. 1. A native or inhabitant of Galilee, the northern province of Palestine under the Romans. [1913 Webster]

2. (Jewish Hist.) One of the party among the Jews, who opposed the payment of tribute to the Romans; -- called also {Gaulonite}. [1913 Webster]

3. A Christian in general; -- used as a term of reproach by Mohammedans and Pagans. --Byron. [1913 Webster]


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