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ˈwɒl ɪs, ˈwɔ lɪsWal·lace

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Wallace, Sir William Wallacenoun

    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 Wallacenoun

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

  3. Wallace, Alfred Russel Wallacenoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. Wallacenoun

    A Scottish surname, notably of the Scottish patriot William Wallace.

    Etymology: An Old English byname for a Welshman or Breton, from Anglo-Norman waleis ("foreign") .

  2. Wallacenoun

    A male given name transferred from the surname, of 19th century and later usage.

    Etymology: An Old English byname for a Welshman or Breton, from Anglo-Norman waleis ("foreign") .

  3. Wallacenoun

    A town in Victoria, Australia.

    Etymology: An Old English byname for a Welshman or Breton, from Anglo-Norman waleis ("foreign") .

  4. Wallacenoun

    A locale in Canada. A community in Nova Scotia; named for William Wallace. A community in Ontario.

    Etymology: An Old English byname for a Welshman or Breton, from Anglo-Norman waleis ("foreign") .

  5. Wallacenoun

    A locale in the United States. A town in North Carolina. A census-designated place in South Carolina. A city, the county seat of Shoshone County, Idaho; named for founder Col. William R. Wallace. A census-designated place in Louisiana. A census-designated place in Calaveras County, California; named for surveyor John Wallace. A village in Nebraska. A town in Indiana; named for Indiana governor David Wallace. A town in South Dakota; named for the original owner of the town site. A city in Kansas; named for the nearby Fort Wallace. An unincorporated community in Missouri; named for a railroad official.

    Etymology: An Old English byname for a Welshman or Breton, from Anglo-Norman 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. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Wallace in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Wallace in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Wallace in a Sentence

  1. 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....

  2. Vince Warren:

    Just after 9/11 many were afraid of the work the Center was doing, and yet H. Scott Wallace ’73 of the Wallace Global Fund, stepped up and helped.

  3. Dave Jones:

    Bathum and Wallace’s alleged conspiracy victimized hundreds of people addicted to drugs and alcohol by keeping them in a never-ending cycle of treatment, addiction, and fraud — all the while lining their pockets with millions of dollars from allegedly fraudulent insurance claims.

  4. Christopher Nicholas:

    Lower Bucks would be prime to go for Wallace. Upper Bucks would be prime to go for Fitzpatrick, to me the big question is central Bucks — all those folks are Republican or Republican-leaning but really turned off by President Trump.

  5. Denny Hamlin:

    Michael Jordan , Denny Hamlin and Bubba Wallace as driver can be a powerful voice together, not only in our sport, but also well beyond it.

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