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Walloon

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noun Wal·loon \wä-ˈlün\

Definition of Walloon

  1. 1 :  a member of a people of southern and southeastern Belgium and adjacent parts of France

  2. 2 :  a French dialect of the Walloons

Walloon

adjective


Origin and Etymology of walloon

Middle French Wallon, adjective & noun, of Germanic origin; probably akin to Old High German Walah Celtic, Roman, Old English Wealh Celtic, Welshman — more at welsh


First Known Use: 1567


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