Definitions for wallaceˈwɒl ɪs, ˈwɔ lɪs
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Wal•laceˈwɒl ɪs, ˈwɔ lɪs(n.)
Alfred Russel, 1823–1913, English naturalist.
George Corley, 1919–98, U.S. politician.
Henry (Agard), 1888–1965, vice president of the U.S. 1941–45.
Lewis (“Lew”), 1827–1905, U.S. general and novelist.
Sir William, 1272?–1305, Scottish military leader and patriot.
(William Roy) DeWitt, 1889–1981, and his wife, Lila Bell (Acheson), 1889–1984, U.S. magazine publishers.
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)
Wallace, Edgar Wallace, Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace(noun)
English writer noted for his crime novels (1875-1932)
Wallace, Alfred Russel Wallace(noun)
English naturalist who formulated a concept of evolution that resembled Charles Darwin's (1823-1913)
, notably of the Scottish patriot William Wallace.
, transferred use of the surname since the nineteenth century.
Origin: An byname for a Welshman or Breton , from waleis "foreign".