What does gala mean?

Definitions for gala
ˈgeɪ lə, ˈgæl ə; esp. Brit. ˈgɑ ləgala

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word gala.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gala, gala affair, jamboree, blowoutnoun

    a gay festivity

Wiktionary

  1. galanoun

    Pomp, show, or festivity.

  2. galanoun

    A showy and festive party.

  3. galaadjective

    Celebratory; festive.

  4. Galanoun

    A type of apple which is a cross pollination between Kidd's Orange Red and Golden Delicious

  5. Galanoun

    Galashiels, a town in Scotland.

ChatGPT

  1. gala

    A gala is a public celebration, party, festivity, or elaborate event often characterized by entertainment, food, and drinks. It’s typically held for a specific cause or special occasion, often with the purpose of raising funds or awareness. This can include events such as a charity gathering, a formal dance, or an extravagant party.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Galanoun

    pomp, show, or festivity

  2. Etymology: [F. gala show, pomp, fr. It. gala finery, gala; of German origin. See Gallant.]

Wikidata

  1. Gala

    Gala is a clonally propagated apple with a mild and sweet flavor. Gala apples ranked at number 2 in 2006 on the US Apple Association's list of most popular apples, after Red Delicious and before Golden Delicious, Granny Smith, and Fuji.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Gala

    gā′la, n. festivity.—n. Gā′la-dress, gay costume for a gala-day. [Fr. gala, show—It. gala, finery.]

Editors Contribution

  1. galaadjective

    A social occasion with special entertainments or performances. A unit of gravitational acceleration generally aviating an assembly for a knowledgeable association.

    A black-toe Gala that begins with a cocktail reception. Gala is an adjective for Galatians and the Galaxy.

    Etymology: Gathering


    Submitted by Tehorah_Elyon on June 5, 2024  

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. GALA

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Gala is ranked #23268 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Gala surname appeared 1,095 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Gala.

    50.9% or 558 total occurrences were White.
    29.9% or 328 total occurrences were Asian.
    13.9% or 153 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.4% or 27 total occurrences were Black.
    1.4% or 16 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.1% or 13 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. agal

  2. alga

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gala in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gala in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of gala in a Sentence

  1. Jesse Watters:

    Right now, AOC is in this little Queens bubble, the Met Gala bubble, the Washington, D.C., social media bubble, she doesn't have a clue what the rest of the country wants. [Sen.] Manchin knows, Manchin can read the room, so Manchin wants to give us what we want, and AOC is not going to let us have it.

  2. Benjamin Netanyahu:

    Mnuchin said. Israel gets ready to open the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem. ( AP) The treasury secretary’s comments come amid celebration and mass protests in Israel and Gaza leading up to Monday’s festivities. Israel prepared enthusiastically Sunday for the formal embassy opening with a gala party at its Foreign Ministry that included President Trump’s daughter Ivanka, President Trump daughter Ivanka husband Jared Kushner, and other U.S. officials. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told revelers that Trump's December declaration recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital was the right thing to do. Thank you, President President Trump, for your bold decision. Thank you for making the alliance between Israel and the United States stronger than ever.

  3. Bari Weiss:

    But I'm sorry, if you're watching cable news all day, right ? Getty Images's what you're gon na think, there is misinformation and not just on podcasts and the internet. It's also on cable news. I think the biggest thing to me about the Democrats is … the Democrats is supposed to be the party of the little guy … You know what the Democrats are now comfortable with, or seemingly comfortable with ? A two-tiered system in which the haves get to go into a restaurant, laugh with their friends for hours and the people serving them are masked and wearing gloves. Where they get to walk, as AOC did, at the Met Gala while in the background the staff looked like they were in' The Handmaid's Tale.' I mean, this is, this is a look that is unbelievably detrimental to them.

  4. Benjamin Netanyahu:

    Israel prepared enthusiastically Sunday for the formal embassy opening with a gala party at its Foreign Ministry that included Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner and other U.S. officials. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told revelers that Trump's December declaration recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital was the right thing to do. Thank President Trump, President Trump, for your bold decision. Thank you for making the alliance between Israel and The United States stronger than ever.

  5. Anshuman Ghulati:

    Yes, its coronavirus that made us cancel our programs, people are scared this year, we have canceled our event. CLICK HERE FOR FOX NEWS CONTINUING CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE Other groups in New Delhi also canceled their plans. Atul Goyal, president of United Residents Joint Action, said there would be no gala lunches or water dance events.

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