a member of the French-speaking people living in Belgium
a dialect of French spoken in Belgium and adjacent parts of France
An inhabitant of Wallonia, of Belgian nationality, nowadays generally French-speaking, but also possibly German-speaking.
An inhabitant of the region of southern Belgium and northern France (around Givet), usually of Belgian nationality.
Referring to the French-speaking people of southern Belgium and parts of northern France.
Referring to the Romance language spoken by this people.
The Romance language commonly spoken until the middle of the 20th century in parts of southern Belgium and northern France (around Givet).
Origin: wallon, from ᚹᚨᛚᚺᚨ, from walhaz.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
wal′ōōn, adj. of or pertaining to a population of mixed Celtic and Romanic stock akin to the French, occupying the tract along the frontiers of the Teutonic-speaking territory in the South Netherlands, from Dunkirk to Malmedy.—n. a native or inhabitant of that part of Flanders: the language of the Walloons, a patois or popular dialect of northern French, with a considerable infusion both of Old Celtic and Low German elements. [O. Fr. Wallon—Late L. Wallus—L. Gallus, a Gaul; cog. with Gael, Welsh, Wallachian, A.S. wealh, a foreigner.]
The numerical value of walloon in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of walloon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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