how to pronounce galena


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the above transcription of galena is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

galena is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of galena in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… of galena illinois …”

meanings of galena


  1. A ghost town in Washoe County, Nevada.
  2. A village in Delaware County, Ohio.
  3. A ghost town in Snohomish County, Washington.
  4. A place name for a number of United States towns and cities.
  5. An unincorporated community in Grant County, Oregon, United States.
  6. A city, the county seat of Jo Daviess County, Illinois. Named after the mineral galena.
  7. A city in Cherokee County, Kansas.
  8. A town in Kent County, Maryland.
  9. A small city in Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, Alaska.
  10. A small city, the county seat of Stone County, Missouri.
  11. A census-designated place in Floyd County, Indiana.
  12. A ghost town in Lander County, Nevada.
  13. An unincorporated community in Lawrence County, South Dakota, United States.


  1. A mineral, lead sulphide (PbS), mined as an ore for lead.
  2. A remedy or antidote for poison; theriac.

galena frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word galena occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics galena can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that galena can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) leisure and entertainment;

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