William Paul uses this term, and Hybrid Provence, to describe Hybrid Gallicas.
[From The Rose Garden, Tenth Edition, by William Paul, pp. 248-9:] This group resembles [Gallias] more nearly than any other, and for that reason we term them Hybrid French. Their growth is less robust than that of the true French -- the shoots are less knotty, and the wood is usually of a pale green. The eyes are in many cases formed on the shoots at very short distances from each other. The flowers are mostly light coloured, and are remarkable for their beauty and purity of appearance.