Walloon definition by Webster's New World
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- a member of a chiefly Celtic people living mostly in S and SE Belgium and nearby parts of France
- the variety of French spoken by the Walloons
Origin: French Wallon ; from Midieval Latin Wallo, of Germanic origin, originally , as in Old High German walh, foreigner, Old English Wealh, Briton, foreigner: see Welsh
Walloon definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- One of a French-speaking people of Celtic descent inhabiting southern and southeast Belgium and adjacent regions of France.
- The dialect of French spoken by this people.
Origin: French Wallon, from Old French, of Germanic origin.