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Walloon-speaking area including the small politically French "peninsula" of Givet (red) and boundaries of Wallonia; the inhabitants of both are called "Walloons"; people in North-East area (cut) are German-speaking Walloons
Borrowed from French wallon, from Frankish *walh, from Proto-Germanic *walhaz ("foreigner").
Cognate to Welsh/Wales, the second part of Cornwall, and first part of walnut, as well as Gaul and Wallachia.
- The Romance language commonly spoken until the middle of the 20th century in parts of southern Belgium and northern France (around Givet).
Walloon (plural Walloons)
- 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.
an inhabitant of Wallonia
Walloon (not comparable)
- Referring to the French-speaking people of southern Belgium and parts of northern France.
- Referring to the Romance language spoken by this people.
referring to the French-speaking people of southern Belgium
referring to the Romance language
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