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ˈwɒl ɪs, ˈwɔ lɪswal·lace

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  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)


  1. Wallacenoun

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

  2. Wallacenoun

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

  3. Wallacenoun

    A town in Victoria, Australia.

  4. Wallacenoun

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

  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.

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


  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. Donald Trump:

    I think Fox News ' Chris Wallace's astute politically. Fox News ' Chris Wallace's a very smart person, Fox News ' Chris Wallace, fox News ' Chris Wallace's going to do what's right. I really believe Fox News ' Chris Wallace's going to do what's right.

  3. Andrei Kelin:

    Any weapon deliveries are destabilizing, especially the ones mentioned by (Ben) Wallace (the British Defense Secretary), they exacerbate the situation and make it bloodier.

  4. Tom Coker:

    George Wallace was George Wallace was a politician of George Wallace time, but George Wallace also had a good heart.

  5. Austin Cindric:

    Certainly a pretty intense moment they're racing for the win of the Daytona 500, it's the one that everybody wants to win, it’s one that everybody wants to win, and Bubba Wallace has been able to put Bubba Wallace into position a lot of years in a row now. Just try to position Austin Cindric to where I can be close enough to still make those blocks and still make those moves to be at the lead at the start-finish line.

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    showing intellectual penetration or emotional depth
    • A. busy
    • B. brilliant
    • C. profound
    • D. blistering

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