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Walloon Tweet Definition of Walloon Like Definition of Walloon on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. A French-speaking people of southern Belgium and parts of northern France.
  2. The Romance language spoken by this people.
adjective 
  1. Referring to the French-speaking people of southern Belgium and parts of northern France.
  2. Referring to the Romance language spoken by this people.
     
Welch Tweet Definition of Welch Like Definition of Welch on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. An English surname, presumably originally a welshman.
  2. Archaic spelling of Welsh. Used in British regiment title w:Royal Welch Fusiliers, Royal Welch Fusiliers, spelling confirmed by Army order 1920.
     
Welsh Tweet Definition of Welsh Like Definition of Welsh on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (context, collectively) The people of Wales.
  2. The Welsh language.
  3. A breed of pig, kept mainly for bacon.
adjective 
  1. Of or pertaining to Wales.
  2. Of or pertaining to the Welsh language.
     
Welshman Tweet Definition of Welshman Like Definition of Welshman on Facebook
noun (Welshmen)
  1. a man who is a native or inhabitant of Wales
     
Welshwoman Tweet Definition of Welshwoman Like Definition of Welshwoman on Facebook
noun (Welshwomen)
  1. A woman who is a native or inhabitant of Wales.
     
Wend Tweet Definition of Wend Like Definition of Wend on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. a member of a Slavic people from the borders of Germany and Poland; a Sorb
     
White Russian Tweet Definition of White Russian Like Definition of White Russian on Facebook
noun 
  1. (italbrac, Russian history) Russians with tsarist sympathies on the side of the White Army who fought against the Bolshevik Red Army and the anarchist Green Army in the 1917 Revolution and the Russian Civil War (1918–20).
  2. Russian political émigrés with tsarist sympathies who fled Russia after the 1917 Revolution and lived in exile (e.g., in Paris).
  3. (obsolete) A Belarusian person.
  4. (obsolete) The Belarusian language.
  5. A cocktail consisting of coffee liqueur, vodka, and milk.
  6. A strain of marijuana containing very high THC levels - in excess of 22%.
adjective 
  1. Of or related to Russians with tsarist sympathies in the period directly following the 1917 Revolution.
  2. (obsolete) Of or related to White Russia or the White Russian language.
     
Winnebago Tweet Definition of Winnebago Like Definition of Winnebago on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. a Native American people of Wisconsin and Nebraska
  2. the language of this people
  3. a brand of American recreational vehicle
     
Wiradjuri Tweet Definition of Wiradjuri Like Definition of Wiradjuri on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. An indigenous people of Australia who live in a large area of New South Wales west of the w:Blue Mountains, Blue Mountains.
  2. The language of these people.
     
Wolof Tweet Definition of Wolof Like Definition of Wolof on Facebook
proper noun (wikipedia, Wolof language)
  1. A West African people, mostly in Senegal
  2. The language of these people.
     
Wyandot Tweet Definition of Wyandot Like Definition of Wyandot on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. a Native American people, formed from the Huron confederacy, that lived in and around Ohio
  2. a member of this people
  3. the Iroquoian language of this people
     
Wyandotte Tweet Definition of Wyandotte Like Definition of Wyandotte on Facebook
noun 
  1. A breed of poultry.
    • "The is the classic example of a fine breed which has been spoiled through over-concentration on eggs to the detriment of other characteristics. See ref. p39.
proper noun 
  1. alternative spelling of Wyandot
As they approached Knaggs recognised among them Jack Brandy, a chief, and George Blue Jacket, a Shawnee chief.'' - http://homepage.ntlworld.com/jeffery.knaggs/gOhio.html History of the Knaggs family of Ohio and Michigan
     

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