Definitions for wallaceˈwɒl ɪs, ˈwɔ lɪs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Wallace, Sir William Wallace(noun)

    Scottish insurgent who led the resistance to Edward I; in 1297 he gained control of Scotland briefly until Edward invaded Scotland again and defeated Wallace and subsequently executed him (1270-1305)

  2. Wallace, Edgar Wallace, Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace(noun)

    English writer noted for his crime novels (1875-1932)

  3. Wallace, Alfred Russel Wallace(noun)

    English naturalist who formulated a concept of evolution that resembled Charles Darwin's (1823-1913)

Wiktionary

  1. Wallace(ProperNoun)

    , notably of the Scottish patriot William Wallace.

  2. Wallace(ProperNoun)

    , transferred use of the surname since the nineteenth century.

  3. Origin: An byname for a Welshman or Breton , from waleis "foreign".

Freebase

  1. Wallace

    Wallace is a historic city in the Panhandle region of the U.S. state of Idaho and the county seat of Shoshone County in the Silver Valley mining district. Wallace sits alongside the South Fork of the Coeur d'Alene River and the town's population was 784 at the 2010 census. Wallace is the principal town of the Coeur d'Alene silver-mining district, which produced more silver than any other mining district in the United States. Burke-Canyon Road runs through historic mining communities — many of them now deserted — north and eastward toward the Montana border. East of Wallace, the Route of the Hiawatha and the Lookout Pass ski area are popular with locals and tourists. The elevation is 2,728 feet above sea level.

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  1. Calvin Trillin:

    The average trade book has a shelf life of between milk and yogurt, except for books by any member of the Irving Wallace family - they have preservatives.

  2. Armstrong Williams:

    Chris Wallace, that hurt Chris Wallace, and then The New York Times and myself saying Chris Wallace was on a learning curve, that hurt Chris Wallace, if I could do The New York Times over again, I would.

  3. Helena Cronin, 1992:

    Imagine a world without Darwin. Imagine a world in which Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace had not transformed our understanding of living things. What... would become baffling and puzzling..., in urgent need of explanation? The answer is: practically everything about living things....

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