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Noun: gallon  ga-lun
  1. United States liquid unit equal to 4 quarts or 3.785 litres
    - gal
  2. A British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 4 quarts or 4.545 litres
    - Imperial gallon, congius

Derived forms: gallons

Type of: British capacity unit, Imperial capacity unit, United States liquid unit

Part of: barrel, bbl, bushel, firkin

Encyclopedia: Gallon, Thomas