Gander


Gander

Gander may refer to:
* an adult male goose

Places

Canada

* Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador, a town in Canada
** Bonavista—Gander—Grand Falls—Windsor, the current federal electoral district in Newfoundland and Labrador
** Gander—Twillingate, a former federal electoral district in Newfoundland and Labrador
** Gander—Grand Falls, a former federal electoral district in Newfoundland and Labrador
** Gander (electoral district), a provincial electoral district for the House of Assembly of Newfoundland and Labrador
** Gander Academy, an elementary school in Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador
** Gander Collegiate, a highschool in Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador
** Gander Mall, a one-floor shopping centre located on the corner of Bennet Drive and Airport Blvd. in Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador
** Gander Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador, a collection of communities along Route 330 in Newfoundland and Labrador
** Gander International Airport, a major airport in Newfoundland and Labrador
*** Gander Control, responsible for controlling aircraft in the western half of the north Atlantic oceanic airspace
** CFB Gander, also known as 9 Wing Gander, a Canadian air force base co-located at Gander International Airport
** Gander Bay, a natural bay located on the island of Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador
** Gander Lake, located in the central part of the Canadian island of Newfoundland
** Gander River, a river in Newfoundland, Canada

France/Luxembourg

* Gander (Moselle), a small river in Luxembourg and France

People

Real

* Andrew Gander, drummer for the Australian band Benders
* Forrest Gander, an American poet and the author of various books of poetry, essays, fiction, and work in translation
* Joseph Gander (1888-1954), Australian politician
* Marc Gander, co-founder of the Consumer Action Group

Fictional

* Gladstone Gander, a Walt Disney fictional character created by comic artist and writer Carl Barks
* Goosetave Gander, a fictional character of the Scrooge McDuck Universe, Gladstone Gander's father
* J. Gander Hooter, a fictional character, featured in Disney's animated television series Darkwing Duck

Other

* Alcock and Gander, a short-lived British sitcom that starred Beryl Reid and Richard O'Sullivan
* Borough Sports Ground, also called Gander Green Lane for the road on which it's located
* Cryptantha ganderi, (Gander's Cryptantha), a hairy plant in the borage family
* Gander (horse), a thoroughbred race horse
* Gander Mountain, a hunting and fishing store
* Gander Stakes, an ungraded stakes race for New York bred Thoroughbred race horses
* Gander, a Newfoundland dog, recipient of the Dickin Medal for bravery
* Goosey Goosey Gander, an English Nursery Rhyme
* Kokusai Ki-59, a 1940s Japanese light transport monoplane codenamed Gander by the Allies
* Packera ganderi, (Gander's ragwort), a plant in the composite family, Asteraceae
* USS Gander, a Danube class starship in the science fiction franchise Star Trek

ee also

* Ganda


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  • Gander — Lage in Neufundland und Labrador …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • gander — [gan′dər] n. [ME < OE gan(d)ra, akin to Ger dial., Du, LowG gander, akin to Ger gans, GOOSE] 1. a male goose 2. a stupid or silly fellow 3. Slang a look: chiefly in the phrase take a gander …   English World dictionary

  • Gander — Gan der, n. [AS. gandra, ganra, akin to Prov. G. gander, ganter, and E. goose, gannet. See {Goose}.] The male of any species of goose. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gander —   [ gændə], Stadt in der Provinz Newfoundland, Kanada, im Osten der Insel Neufundland, 10 300 Einwohner. Der 1935 39 errichtete Flughafen hatte im Zweiten Weltkrieg große strategische Bedeutung, später war er wichtig für Zwischenstopps bei… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Gander — Gander, kleine Bucht an der Nordküste der Insel Neufundland (Britisches Nordamerika) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Gander — v. du Canada (Terre Neuve); 10 300 hab. Import. aéroport qui, jusque dans les années 1950, fut une escale dans les vols Amérique Europe …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Gander — Le nom est porté en Alsace Lorraine. Il peut désigner celui qui habite un lieu dit Gand, Gant, avec le sens de pente pierreuse, éboulis. Mais on en fera surtout une variante de Ganter, terme ayant désigné celui dirigeait les ventes à l encan (cf …   Noms de famille

  • gander — ► NOUN 1) a male goose. 2) informal a look or glance. ORIGIN Old English, related to GANNET(Cf. ↑gannet) …   English terms dictionary

  • Gander — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Gander peut désigner : Sommaire 1 Toponymes 1.1  Canada …   Wikipédia en Français

  • gander — {{11}}gander (n.) O.E. gandra male goose, from P.Gmc. *gan(d)ron (Cf. Du. gander, M.L.G. ganre), from PIE *ghans goose (see GOOSE (Cf. goose)). OED suggests perhaps originally the name of some other water bird and cites Lith. gandras stork.… …   Etymology dictionary


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