- 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 of WalloonFrench Wallon ; from Medieval Latin Wallo, of Germanic origin, originally , as in Old High German walh, foreigner, Old English Wealh, Briton, foreigner: see Welsh
- One of a people of Celtic ancestry inhabiting southern and southeast Belgium and adjacent regions of France.
- The Romance language traditionally spoken by the Walloons, descended from the Langue d'o&idie;l and closely related to French. The use of Walloon has declined in modern times, and many Walloons now speak French in daily life.
Origin of WalloonFrench Wallon, from Old French, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German walah, speaker of a Romance language and Old English wealh, foreigner, Celt.