Geronimo

[dʒə'rɒnɪməʊ]
exclamation used to express exhilaration when leaping or moving quickly.
Origin
Second World War: adopted as a slogan by US paratroopers, by assoc. with the Apache chief Geronimo.

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  • Geronimo — Geronimo, OK U.S. town in Oklahoma Population (2000): 959 Housing Units (2000): 393 Land area (2000): 0.530565 sq. miles (1.374157 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.530565 sq. miles (1.374157 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

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  • Geronimo, OK — U.S. town in Oklahoma Population (2000): 959 Housing Units (2000): 393 Land area (2000): 0.530565 sq. miles (1.374157 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.530565 sq. miles (1.374157 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Geronimo, TX — U.S. Census Designated Place in Texas Population (2000): 619 Housing Units (2000): 209 Land area (2000): 9.173088 sq. miles (23.758188 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 9.173088 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Geronimo — cry made in jumping, apparently from the story of the Apache leader Geronimo making a daring leap to escape U.S. cavalry pursuers at Medicine Bluffs, Oklahoma (and supposedly shouting his name in defiance as he did). Adopted as battle cry by 82nd …   Etymology dictionary

  • Geronimo —    Western d Arnold Laven, avec Chuck Connors, Ross Martin, Kamala Devi.   Pays: États Unis   Date de sortie: 1962   Technique: couleurs   Durée: 1 h 41    Résumé    En 1883, Geronimo et ses Apaches ne désirent plus que la paix. Mais les traités… …   Dictionnaire mondial des Films

  • Gerónimo — fue un jefe de los indios apaches en Norteamérica. Vivió entre los años 1823 y 1909, y su nombre indio fue Gokhlayeh, (que significa uno que bosteza ), nombre que su padre le dio debido a que de pequeño estaba cansado con frecuencia. En el año… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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