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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 gal·lant·ry /ˈgæləntri/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gal·lant·ry n.; pl. Gallantries
 1. Splendor of appearance; ostentatious finery. [Archaic]
    Guess the gallantry of our church by this . . . when the desk whereon the priest read was inlaid with plates of silver.   --Fuller.
 2. Bravery; intrepidity; as, the troops behaved with great gallantry.
 3. Civility or polite attention to ladies; in a bad sense, attention or courtesy designed to win criminal favors from a female; freedom of principle or practice with respect to female virtue; intrigue.
 4. Gallant persons, collectively. [R.]
    Helenus, Antenor, and all the gallantry of Troy.   --Shak.
 Syn: -- See Courage, and Heroism.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the qualities of a hero or heroine; exceptional or heroic
           courage when facing danger (especially in battle); "he
           showed great heroism in battle"; "he received a medal
           for valor" [syn: heroism, valor, valour, valorousness,
            valiance, valiancy]
      2: courtesy towards women [syn: chivalry, politesse]
      3: polite attentiveness to women