American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Wallace, Alfred Russel 1823-1913. British naturalist who developed a concept of evolution that paralleled the work of Charles Darwin. His works include The Geographical Distribution of Animals (1876).
- Wallace, De Witt 1889-1981. American publisher who with his wife Lila Bell Acheson Wallace (1889-1984) founded Reader's Digest in 1922.
- Wallace, George Corley 1919-1998. American politician. A three-time governor of Alabama (1963-1967, 1971-1979, and 1983-1987), he first came to national attention as an outspoken segregationist. Wallace ran unsuccessfully for the presidency in 1968 and 1972.
- Wallace, Henry Agard 1888-1965. Vice President of the United States (1941-1945) under Franklin D. Roosevelt. He ran for President in 1948 on the Progressive Party ticket.
- Wallace, Lewis Known as "Lew.” 1827-1905. American general, diplomat, and writer known especially for his novel Ben Hur (1880).
- Wallace, Sir William 1272?-1305. Scottish patriot who led resistance against the English and briefly gained control of Scotland in 1298.
- n. A surname, notably of the Scottish patriot William Wallace.
- n. A male given name, transferred use of the surname since the nineteenth century.
- n. English naturalist who formulated a concept of evolution that resembled Charles Darwin's (1823-1913)
- n. English writer noted for his crime novels (1875-1932)
- n. 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)
- An Old English byname for a Welshman or Breton , from Old French waleis "foreign". (Wiktionary)
“WALLACE: Now you're being unpleasant Wallace is what you're saying?”
“WALLACE: Now you're being unpleasant, Wallace, is what you're saying?”
“We just had to move on from there. (sophomore cornerback) Devin Wallace is always practicing and preparing like he's going to be the guy, and that's what had to happen.”
“On Sunday, Virginia Coach Mike London described senior cornerback Ras-I Dowling as a player who would admit that "even if he was 80 percent he'd probably be like, 'Coach, I know that a 100 percent Mike Parker or a Devin Wallace is probably better than me right now.”
“Ras-I's the type of guy that probably even if he was 80 percent he'd probably be like, 'Coach, I know that a 100 percent Mike Parker or a Devin Wallace is probably better than me right now,'" London said.”
“KURTZ: Jon Friedman, you've been very critical of what you describe as Wallace's "gotcha" style of interviewing.”
“Seneca Wallace is a guy who deserves all the Heisman attention he has gotten.”
“LTC Edwin Wallace my comander the PMO who signed the orders wrote a statement remember the incident and I filed a Application for Correction of Military Record its now called a form 149”
“The late David Foster Wallace is smiling in heaven.”
“American author and screenwriter, Irving Wallace is best known for his books, The Chapman Report (1960), The Prize (1962), and The Word (1972).”
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