from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One of a French-speaking people of Celtic descent inhabiting southern and southeast Belgium and adjacent regions of France.
- n. The dialect of French spoken by this people.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. The Romance language commonly spoken until the middle of the 20th century in parts of southern Belgium and northern France (around Givet).
- n. An inhabitant of Wallonia, of Belgian nationality, nowadays generally French-speaking, but also possibly German-speaking.
- n. An inhabitant of the region of southern Belgium and northern France (around Givet), usually of Belgian nationality.
- adj. Referring to the French-speaking people of southern Belgium and parts of northern France.
- adj. Referring to the Romance language spoken by this people.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. [lowercase] A disease of the tobacco-plant in which the leaves assume an abnormal erect position, regarded as due to an excess of moisture followed by drought.
- n. A member of a people found chiefly in southern and southeastern Belgium, also in the neighboring parts of France, and in a few places in Rhenish Prussia near Malmedy. They are descended from the ancient Belgæ, mixed with Germanic and Roman elements.
- n. In America, especially colonial New York, one of the Huguenot settlers from Artois, in northern France, etc.
- n. A French dialect, spoken by the Walloons of Belgium, France, etc.
- Of or pertaining to the Walloons: as, the Walloon language.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a dialect of French spoken in Belgium and adjacent parts of France
- n. a member of the French-speaking people living in Belgium
French Wallon, from Old French, of Germanic origin.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
French wallon, from Old High German ᚹᚨᛚᚺᚨ (walha, "foreigner, stranger, speaker of Celtic or Latin"), from Proto-Germanic *walhaz. (Wiktionary)