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'''Galician'''<br />
 
'''Galician'''<br />
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26 - Galicia is an autonomous community in northwest Spain, with the official status of a nationality. Galician Jews are a subdivision of the Ashkenazim geographically originating from Galicia, and from the south-eastern corner of Poland. As of 1920, Galicia passed to Poland. The Polish government prohibited both Galician Jews and Ukrainians from working in the state enterprises, institutions, railway, post, telegraph etc. These measures were applied in their strictest form. Galician Jews and Ukrainians experienced ethnic oppression by undergoing a forceful Polonization.
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In September 1939, most of Galicia passed to Soviet Ukraine.
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The majority of Galician Jews perished during the Holocaust. Most survivors immigrated to Israel, the United States, the United Kingdom or Australia. [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_Jews_in_Galicia_%28Eastern_Europe%29 Wikipedia entry]
  
 
'''Game Boy'''<br />
 
'''Game Boy'''<br />
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'''garçonnière'''<br />
 
'''garçonnière'''<br />
 
88, French: "bachelor flat";
 
88, French: "bachelor flat";
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'''Gargamel's cat'''<br />
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208 - In the world of The Smurfs, Gargamel is the Evil Wizard and the sworn enemy of the Smurfs, always trying to capture them.  Gargamel lives in a run-down, though solidly built hovel with his mangy cat Azrael. Gargamel frequently denigrates, insults, and abuses Azrael, but he does in fact love him.
  
 
'''Gates, Bill'''<br />
 
'''Gates, Bill'''<br />

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Gag Concert
152, Korean TV hit

Galician
26 - Galicia is an autonomous community in northwest Spain, with the official status of a nationality. Galician Jews are a subdivision of the Ashkenazim geographically originating from Galicia, and from the south-eastern corner of Poland. As of 1920, Galicia passed to Poland. The Polish government prohibited both Galician Jews and Ukrainians from working in the state enterprises, institutions, railway, post, telegraph etc. These measures were applied in their strictest form. Galician Jews and Ukrainians experienced ethnic oppression by undergoing a forceful Polonization.

In September 1939, most of Galicia passed to Soviet Ukraine.

The majority of Galician Jews perished during the Holocaust. Most survivors immigrated to Israel, the United States, the United Kingdom or Australia. Wikipedia entry

Game Boy
136, "Doom"

garçonnière
88, French: "bachelor flat";

Gargamel's cat
208 - In the world of The Smurfs, Gargamel is the Evil Wizard and the sworn enemy of the Smurfs, always trying to capture them. Gargamel lives in a run-down, though solidly built hovel with his mangy cat Azrael. Gargamel frequently denigrates, insults, and abuses Azrael, but he does in fact love him.

Gates, Bill
12, 46

Gestapo techniques
54

Ghost in the Shell
69

Giuliani, Rudy
34; and Times Square cleanup, 51; and bike messengers, 107; the tree hugger, 165; 208;

Gladys
13, wife of guy who collects migratory bird and conservation stamps, on AMBOPEDIA cruise

Globex
92

Goodnight, Slade May
183 Fictional country singer

Göring, Hermann
55

Grant, Cary
62; 65

Grant, Hugh
94, The Phil Mickelson Story

GREED
42, labyrinthine sewers of; greedy dotcommers, 116;

Gretzky, Wayne, Principle
62 - Steve Jobs: “There’s an old Wayne Gretzky quote that I love. ‘I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it has been.’ And we’ve always tried to do that at Apple. Since the very very beginning. And we always will.”

Greylock, Flatiron, Union Square
66 - All Venture Capital firms in Manhattan — Greylock Partners is a leading venture capital firm based in Silicon Valley. Flatiron Partners, started by Fred Wilson, was named after the Flatiron District, and grew into an investment fund that focused primarily on follow-on investing, with investments in notable dot-com bubble successes and failures, as did Union Square Ventures, another Fred Wilson VC firm.

Gross, Bill
13, Duck-stamp collector

Gross, Bruce
118

Gulf War
48

Gunther
130 Ophelia's last name?

Gurney's
189 - Inn in Montalk where Maxine stayed as a kid

Guys and Dolls
92; 96;


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