Definitions for walloonwɒˈlun

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Wal•loonwɒˈlun(n.)

  1. a member of the French-speaking population of S and E Belgium.

    Category: Peoples

  2. a French dialect of the region inhabited by the Walloons, spoken also in a small adjacent area of France.

    Category: Peoples

Origin of Walloon:

< F Wallon=wall- (蠐 Gmc *walh- foreign; see walnut ) +-on n. suffix

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Walloon(noun)

    a member of the French-speaking people living in Belgium

  2. Walloon(noun)

    a dialect of French spoken in Belgium and adjacent parts of France

Wiktionary

  1. Walloon(Noun)

    An inhabitant of Wallonia, of Belgian nationality, nowadays generally French-speaking, but also possibly German-speaking.

  2. Walloon(Noun)

    An inhabitant of the region of southern Belgium and northern France (around Givet), usually of Belgian nationality.

  3. Walloon(Adjective)

    Referring to the French-speaking people of southern Belgium and parts of northern France.

  4. Walloon(Adjective)

    Referring to the Romance language spoken by this people.

  5. Walloon(ProperNoun)

    The Romance language commonly spoken until the middle of the 20th century in parts of southern Belgium and northern France (around Givet).

  6. Origin: wallon, from ᚹᚨᛚᚺᚨ, from walhaz.

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