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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Walloons.
 
Part of the great Romaic stock. They occupied the low track along the frontiers of the German-speaking territory, as Artois, Hainault, Namur, Liège, Luxemburg, with parts of Flanders and Brabant. (See WALES.)   1
        “The Wallons … are the Romanised Gauls, lineal representatives of the ancient Belgæ.”—Encyclopœdia Britannica, vol. xxi. p. 332.
 


 Wallflower.Wal’lop. 

 
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